Capitalism

Overseas Investors Buying up Local Housing Market

The Chinese strategy has been not war but economic dominance. They have bought up resources and properties globally. Given we see investment as good rather than affecting local prices, people sell to the highest bidder.  This is called business without conscience.  Gandhi spoke of this.

http://www.smh.com.au/business/comment-and-analysis/wall-of-chinese-capital-buying-up-australian-properties-20150628-ghztdf.html

 

Wall of Chinese capital buying up… Continue reading

Is Purchasing Democracy One Vote One Value

I find the whole process of donations undermining of democracy.  Why do we have an electoral system if those in business can gain influence and support through the monetary signal of donations to parties.  The higher the donation the higher the access.  Ordinary people (or are not ordinary at all) have no… Continue reading

Leighton Building and Constructing Corruption

This is an example of why values in business is essential. When profit becomes the only reason for operations  and the attitude of ‘this is how we do things around here’ locally and globally, then ethics and values go out the window.  The so called level playing field becomes one of bribery, … Continue reading

Tax Havens are the Corporate Heaven of Corruption without Conscience

This is hard to read as I contemplate homelessness out of principle. I just cannot align with anything I feel is dishonest or undermining of democracy.  

I find myself more and more aware of how the taxpayers are the ones left holding the baby.  This baby is an empty cup held out begging… Continue reading

Serco taking from the Imprisoned Poor to Give to the Homeless Poor?

I worked in a correctional jail in Queensland for the Department of Corrections.  I recall walking in and hearing the big door close.  It was an eery feeling. I wondered what it would be like to lose your freedom. What if you were innocent? What if you were guilty? Would this reform you… Continue reading

Corporate Takeover of Government?

This is an important topic for public consideration.  Now is the right time.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-w-whitehead/national-governors-association_b_1658805.html

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07/09/2012 06:48 pm ET Updated Sep 08, 2012

The Corporate Takeover of America — A Government of the Elites, by the Bureaucrats and for the Corporations

 
 

“By definition, these are closed-door meetings… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong”

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