Category Archive: Corporatocracy

Company Accused Of Committing Fraud Will Pay Just $1 Million To Settle — Without Admitting Anything

This is pure farce. There are 2 standards of justice in America. There is one for the corporations and then there is the rest of us:

A high-speed trading company the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) believes committed fraud will pay $1 million to put the matter to rest — without admitting or denying the charges.

…The settlement documents do not say how much Athena netted from the alleged violations or provide any information about how the parties arrived at the one million dollar figure. The agency declined to comment on the sum, on its policies about settlements in cases like this one, and on the decision to allow Athena to pay without conceding that it had broken the rules or even agreeing that the SEC’s version of events is accurate.

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WikiLeaks’ free trade documents reveal ‘drastic’ Australian concessions

Free trade agreements are being forced on the World’s population by Western governments on behalf of multi-national corportions. The objective: to enslave the labor. If we don’t begin to fight back we will become little more than serfs. And with will come dictatorships everywhere. It’s already happening.

Secret negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement have apparently been breached by another leak of material which shows Australian consumers could pay more for cancer medicines and face criminal penalties for non-commercial copyright breaches.

The publication on WikiLeaks of the intellectual property (IP) chapter comes on the eve of the latest round of negotiations in Australia between the 12 member countries, Australia, the US, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, Mexico, Vietnam, Peru, Chile, Brunei and New Zealand.

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Another American Company Sold Off to Foreign Interests

Yet another great American company has been sold to foreign interest. Milestone Company, a Columbus, Ohio based helicopter company sold to ex-American company General Electric. Over 16,000 of our best wealth producing companies have been auctioned off, and the U.S. has no authoritative government agency prohibiting the Great American Sell-Off. We are allowing our companies to be snatched up by foreign competitors on the open stock market.

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Think Tanks as Lobbyists: Exposé Shows U.S. Groups Receive Millions to Push Foreign Nations’ Agendas

A New York Times exposé reveals more than a dozen prominent Washington research groups have received tens of millions of dollars from foreign governments in recent years while pushing United States government officials. Some scholars funded by the think tanks say they faced pressure to reach conclusions friendly to the government financing their work. The groups named in the report include the Brookings Institution, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Atlantic Council, and most of the money comes from countries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including the oil-producing nations of the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Norway.

via Think Tanks as Lobbyists: Exposé Shows U.S. Groups Receive Millions to Push Foreign Nations’ Agendas | Democracy Now!.

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