Browsing All posts tagged under »boycott«

Opportunities for Better Taxation

September 9, 2011 by

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Read part 3 here. The present era of corporate dominance is coming to an end. This is for numerous reasons, which are deserving of their own discussion. Suffice it to say, corporations desperately need stable, dependable profit growth; an economic transition is underway which will leave that need impossible to meet. Given the impending collapse […]

Boycott the Banks

March 11, 2011 by

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Originally published on www.bankofamericasuck.com Not to grind an axe terribly hard, but many of the ills of the modern world can be laid at the feet of banks. The video featured on the front page of this website gives an excellent overview of why this is so. It also makes a case which, I think, […]

PayPal Surrenders, Still Needs Boycott

February 26, 2011 by

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In the space of hours, PayPal blocked the account of Courage to Resist, got rightfully flamed, and then unblocked the accounts. It was a lovely little instance of a corporation being on the receiving end of some duly-deserved slapping around, and generally getting put in its place. Let us savor this wonderful victory over the […]

WikiLeaks, Dictators, and the End of the US Empire

January 30, 2011 by

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The efforts of popularly ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mobarak to stabilise his failed regime are telling; particularly, his filling of the office of Vice-President. Leaving aside for the moment his choice of VP, I’d like to briefly touch on what I see as the symbolism of the move. Mr Mubarak was VP when his president, […]

The Necessity of Boycotting

January 22, 2011 by

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At the turn of the 20th Century, there were great movements afoot in the US. Socialism was vibrantly touching the lives of working class people, and awakening them to their oppression, and an answer to ending that oppression. This was echoed across the world, of course, but I’m focusing on the US because it is […]