Amerika: Neither Land of the Free Nor Home of the Brave

If you are charged with a crime in Amerika, you are guilty unless you are rich. If you are struck by a drone from Amerika, you are guilty unless you survive.   AMERIKA: NEITHER LAND OF THE FREE NOR HOME OF THE BRAVE “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”–Goethe As things stand, when corporate fascist puppet president Bushbamney signs NDAA 2013 (H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013), bipartisan-sponsored Amendment 114 (based on H.R. 5736) will make it legal … Continued


Private Prisons as Profit Factories – How Banks & Wall St Control & Profit from the (In)Justice System

The bottom-line goal of a private prison system is to turn a profit, without consideration for – and often to the detriment of – any benefit to society. This is true of all public resources that are being undermined by privatization – water, land, education, even the administration of public assistance benefits (JP Morgan turns a healthy profit from processing food stamps). People will argue that privatization is more efficient. I agree. Private prisons are more efficient at turning public funds into profit for their shareholders, which include “too-big-to-fail” Wells … Continued