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Borussia Dortmund bombs: Rogue capitalist to blame
Now, I'm not saying all capitalists are to blame, but why have the leaders of the capitalist community not condemned this action by one of their members?
capitalism  finance  murder  germany 
april 2017 by andrewducker
Antitrust Case Against RIAA Reinstated
They do rather seem to be colluding agains the public interest...
monopoly  capitalism  music  law  usa 
january 2010 by andrewducker
Mail boss asks for 'common sense'
I'm actually just posting this so I can debug why "quote marks" keep coming out "fucked up"
postoffices  capitalism  unions 
october 2009 by andrewducker
Just 53% of Americans Say Capitalism Better Than Socialism
Adults under 30 are essentially evenly divided: 37% prefer capitalism, 33% socialism, and 30% are undecided. Thirty-somethings are a bit more supportive of the free-enterprise approach with 49% for capitalism and 26% for socialism. Adults over 40 strongly favor capitalism, and just 13% of those older Americans believe socialism is better.
socialism  capitalism  polls  politics  usa 
april 2009 by andrewducker
Fear, revenge and ingenious tax deals – life on the top floor at Barclays
Where the world sees turmoil and destruction, the leaders of SCM see opportunities arising from tax loss exploitation and corporate restructurings throwing up all sorts of new and juicy areas of the tax code which can be profitably exploited. For the last 10 years the SCM team has generated a formidable amount of profit peaking in the last few years at circa £1bn per annum.
UK  economics  finance  capitalism  corruption  banking 
march 2009 by andrewducker
The End of the Financial World as We Know It
I don't seem to be getting bored of these analyses. This one focuses on why the watchdogs weren't doing their job
economics  finance  capitalism 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Not the death of capitalism, but the birth of a new order
Why the rise of Marx is overrated - but changes are still afoot.
capitalism  socialism  society  economics 
october 2008 by andrewducker
Free Vs Paid
In which it transpires investors no longer think that companies that give away their products are worth investing in...
investment  web2.0  capitalism 
october 2008 by andrewducker
The evil of payment meters
Whereby the poor subsidise the rich. Which is a perfectly natural outcome of the system - but surely the point is that we _can_ make life fairer for the worst off...
capitalism  economics  business 
october 2008 by andrewducker
Mortgage advisers 'are failing'
The Consumers' Association researchers posed as customers when visiting 50 banks, independent advisers and estate agents.

They found that just four gave advice to an acceptable standard, with 41 failing to provide at least one key piece of information.
finance  mortgages  capitalism  regulation 
july 2008 by andrewducker
Shopper connects to Jesus via Denon link cable
Amazon sells ridiculously (and pointlessly) expensive cable. Reviewers get sarcastic. Hilarity abounds.
funny  capitalism  audio 
june 2008 by andrewducker
Life After Welfare
On what happens when you try to force people off of welfare. As seen in Texas
welfare  UK  socialism  economics  politics  capitalism 
april 2008 by andrewducker
Why We Banned Legos
A schoolteacher talks about the making of a lego town, and the lessons the children learned. Really, really interesting look at social dynamics.
capitalism  psychology  children  school  lego  politics  education  collaboration  communication  culture 
february 2008 by andrewducker
SF Magazines: Some Fudged Numbers by Warren Ellis
New post about the numbers that are selling, and the kind of budgets that leaves them with
capitalism  magazines  sales  SF  fandom  WarrenEllis 
october 2007 by andrewducker
Have you got that rocket launcher in blue?
A brief humorous look at Arms Fairs in London. Worth it for the last paragraph alone.
arms  weaponry  capitalism  funny 
september 2007 by andrewducker
ATM Subversion
If I had a cash machine in my bar, I'd change the messages on it too...
art  banking  capitalism  funny  politics  jwz 
january 2007 by andrewducker
World IP Day 2005
Did you know that today was World Intellectual Property Day? does it worry you quite as much as it worries me?
IP  WIPO  capitalism 
april 2005 by andrewducker

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