Trump and His Betraying Makeover by Ralph Nader + Robert Weissman: Trump’s Deal That “Saved Jobs” at Carrier Based on a $7 Million Tax Break & Reduced Regulations

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
December 2, 2016

Attention workers who voted for Trump, either eagerly or as a vote against the hawkish, Wall Street favorite, Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump, less than a month after the election, has already begun to betray you.

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Ellen Brown: Obama’s Secret Trade Deal Serves Corporations and Banks (#TPP)

Barack Obama - TPP Legacy

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with Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
June 24, 2015

Greg Hunter on Jun 23, 2015

Obama’s secret trade deals greatly favors big banks. Brown says, “It looks to me the banking system is in control. That’s where all the big money comes from, and that’s where the two big parties got their money. It’s been this way ever since Rockefeller and Morgan back then in 1900—the Democrats and the Republicans. Brown goes on to say, “The goal here is “they” want to own everything and rent it back to us. So, law is no longer a way to protect the people. Law is now to protect the corporations and serve the corporations.”

Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with Ellen Brown, creator of The Web of Debt Blog.
http://usawatchdog.com/we-dont-know-how-bad-secret-obama-trade-deal-really-is-ellen-brown/

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The Case Against Corporate Speech by Ralph Nader and Robert Weissman

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By Ralph Nader And Robert Weissman
The Wall Street Journal Opinion, February 11, 2010
The Nader Page.
February 16, 2010

Last month, by a vote of 5 to 4, the U.S. Supreme Court gave carte
blanche to the world’s largest corporations to spend unlimited sums of
money to support or oppose candidates for elected office. Big Business
domination of Washington and state capitals will now intensify.
The case of Citizens United portends dire consequences for the nation’s
constitutional premise of “we the people,” not we the corporations. Our
constitution, at its origins and through all of its amendments, makes no
mention of corporate entities, only human beings and their government.

For 120 years, it was not Congress but the Supreme Court that expanded
the definition of “persons” to include for-profit corporations for the
purposes of applying constitutional protections. For 30 years, the court
has granted First Amendment speech protections to corporations as
“artificial persons.”

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The Story of Stuff By Robert Weissman (+ video)

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Updated: Jan. 13, 2008 (added video)

storyofstuffproject on Apr 22, 2009

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. Continue reading