TOPIC: Go On, Bust the Trusts. The rich are getting richer, and getting more obnoxious everyday. They’ve always been disliked. What’s different now? What can we do?
Legal Insurrection, Aug. 20, 2017: Charlottesville is being exploited to attack freedom of speech and internet freedom
Maude Barlow in Global Policy Forum, Autumn 2001: The Global Monoculture
YouTube, Sep. 5, 2917: Google Removes Free Speech App From App Store | Andrew Torba On Tucker Carlson Tonight
Robert Spencer in Truth Revolt, Sep. 1, 2017: Should Anti-trust Laws Be Used to Break Social Media Giants
Christopher Caldwell in the Sunday Book Review, NY Times, Jan. 26, 2016: ‘Russell Kirk: American Conservative,’ by Bradley J. Birzer
Alexander Eyre in the Modern Conservative Journal, Jun. 20, 2017: The Birth of Fusionism – Frank Meyer’s “In Defense of Freedom”
IMDb: Citizen Kane (1941)
AP, Jun. 22, 2017: Trump lambastes Clinton: ‘She gets rich making you poor’
The Wall Street Journal, Jul. 26, 2015: Goodbye Wall Street, Hello Silicon Valley
The Guardian, Sep. 3, 2017: Forget Wall Street – Silicon Valley is the new political power in Washington
Ann Coulter Tweet, Aug. 30, 2017: “Bush cut taxes! Did it create millions of jobs? Nope. The rich pocketed their tax cut & sent jobs abroad, hired guest workers. F– them.”
QUOTE: ““I mean liberals, manifestly, are the real racists.”
The Daily Caller, Oct. 3, 2012: Coulter says ‘pockets of racism are on places like MSNBC,’ names Rachel Maddow
Frank Shostak in the Mises Institute, Aug. 23, 2001: What is up with the GDP?
Neil Irwin in the New York Times, Sep. 3, 2017: To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now
New York Post, Aug. 17, 2017: Starbucks CEO: American values are ‘hanging in the abyss’
NOTE: Perhaps sensing a real opportunity to viewed as something other than overpaid anti-American traitors…
Huffington Post, Aug. 14, 2017: More CEOs Quit Trump Advisory Council After Merck Chief Resigns Over Charlottesville
Infogalactic: Howard Buffet
Lincoln Journal Star, Jan. 28, 2012: Buffett’s railroad among winners from Keystone denial
Huffington Post, Jul. 11, 2017: How Obama’s Failure To Prosecute Wall Street Set The Stage For Trump’s Win
Mashable, Sep. 2, 2017: The anti-monopoly ideas Google tried to suppress are growing influential
QUOTE: “This year, Google is on track to spend more money than any company in America on lobbying. In 2015, it was the third biggest corporate spender, paying more than Exxon Mobil, Lockheed Martin or the Koch brothers on lobbying.”
Zephyr Teachout in the Washington Mockingbird, Aug. 30, 2017: Google is coming after critics in academia and journalism. It’s time to stop them.
Lillian Salerno in the Washington Mockingbird, Apr. 20, 2017: Want to rescue rural America? Bust monopolies.
Irwin M. Stelzer in The Weekly Standard, Jul. 22, 2017: Time to Break Up Amazon?–Americans have a schizophrenic attitude toward successful big businesses.
New York Times, Aug. 15, 2015: Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace
Business Insider, Dec. 1, 2013: I Spent A Week Working At An Amazon Warehouse And It Is Hard, Physical Work
History.com: Labor Movement
Infogalactic: Susan Wojcicki
Steve Sailer in Taki’s Magazine, Aug. 30, 2017: A Tale of Two Sisters
NOTE: On start-up incubators
New York Times, Mar. 30, 2016: Expa Labs Will Nurture Tech Start-Ups a Few at a Time
Outside the Beltway, Apr. 17, 2009: Will Wilkinson – Canadian
The Globalist, Nov. 21, 2013: Just the Facts: CEOs and the Rest of Us
Glassdoor, Aug. 25, 2015: CEO to Worker Pay Ratios: Average CEO Earns 204 Times Median Worker Pay
CBS MoneyWatch, Oct. 24, 2007: Merrill Lynch’s Stanley O’Neal Has Some Answering To Do
Vanity Fair, Oct. 6, 2010: The Blundering Herd
Josh Barro in The New York Times, Sep. 17, 2015: Fiorina Increased Hewlett-Packard’s Sales, but Not Its Profits
SF Gate, Nov. 3, 2010: Barbara Boxer defeats Carly Fiorina in Senate
Infogalactic: Meg Whitman
Gregg Easterbrook: Other Writings
Business Insider, Jul. 26, 2011: Plan B: President Clinton’s 1995 Mexico Bailout
Adam Curtis Blog, Sep. 13, 2011: The Curse of TINA
Steve Sailer in The Unz Review, Jun. 7, 2014: Bill Gates’ Common Core Megalomania
New York Times, Sep. 1, 2017: New America, a Google-Funded Think Tank, Faces Backlash for Firing a Google Critic
QUOTE: “In 2004, the Los Angeles Times revealed a $100 million gift made by investor David Gelbaum. Unfortunately for environmentalists, Gelbaum’s money came with the string attached that the club never speak out against or try to limit immigration into the United States no matter how obvious it became that adding more people has severe ecological consequences.”
Joe Guzzardi in Noozhawk, Feb. 17, 2012: The Sierra Club and the $100 Million Donation That Changed It Forever
Infogalactic: Alberta Report
Infogalactic: Western Standard
Ezra Levant in The National Post, Sep. 1, 2017: Why demonize The Rebel for daring to criticize ‘political Islam’?
Tabatha Southey in The Globe and Mail, Aug. 25, 2017: Some Conservatives have denounced The Rebel. What took so long?
NOTE: Tabatha Southey has since been let go from the Globe and Mail
Canadaland, Aug. 31, 2017: Globe And Mail Axes Tabatha Southey, Leah McLaren
NOTE: And then Ezra offered her a job, though we all assumed he wasn’t serious. OR WAS HE???
Ezra Levant Tweet, Aug. 31, 2017: “Drop us a line, we’re hiring. email@example.com.”
Infogalactic: Sherman Antitrust Act
Infogalactic: United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc.
The Hill, Feb. 7, 2916: Bill Clinton’s telecom law: Twenty years later
YouTube, Jul. 21, 2006: Mr. Show: GloboChem
The Telegraph, Sep. 21, 2012: EU clears Universal takeover of EMI with conditions
New York Times, Feb. 7, 2013: Warner Music Group Buys EMI Assets for $765 Million
Canadian Business, Oct. 2, 2015: On the road with Jimmy Pattison, “Canada’s Warren Buffett”
Hollywood Reporter, Aug. 2, 2017: Al Gore’s Electric Bills Get Criticism Ahead of ‘An Inconvenient Sequel‘
QUOTE: “From wellvis: You’re only one Tony award away from an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). What plans do you have in that regard? Gore: I’ve got my eyes on the Heisman.”
UPI, Nov. 15, 2012: The best of Al Gore’s Reddit AMA
NOTE: Speaking of juked stats. This picture…
Global News, Sep. 13, 2013: Canadians richer than ever – and awash in debt
NOTE: …becomes this a mere four years later.
The Globe and Mail, Sep. 5, 2017: Canadians are richer than ever after 2016 growth–Canada now boasts four ‘cities of millionaires,’ report finds: National household net worth rises to 12 per cent, according to new report, with last year’s momentum carrying into 2017
Jerry Pournelle’s Chaos Manor, Jun. 23, 2013: Education: An industry of mediocrity
Jerry Pournelle’s Chaos Manor, Jul. 21, 2016: Education: robbin’ the poor. Landmark election. Distractions
Christian Science Monitor, Apr. 2000: Can Juan Doe keep prices low?
US News and World Report, Jun. 28, 2007: Is Americanism the ‘Fourth Great Religion’?
NOTE: Featuring Sir James Goldsmith
Vanity Fair, May 1997: Billionaire with a Cause
Infogalactic: Taxation history of the United States
Mirror, Jan. 26, 2016: Google, Facebook, Amazon, eBay and Apple avoided £1BILLION of UK tax
Daily Caller, Aug. 31, 2017: Millions In International Accounts Linked To Far-Left Lobbying Group
CNS News, Jun. 2, 2017: Not So Great: 94,983,000 Americans Not in the Labor Force in May
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
Forbes, Sep. 9, 2013: Can Interns Who Agreed To Work For Free Sue For Wages?
Anis Shivani in Salon, Sept. 2, 2017: Time to give up on identity politics: It’s dragging the progressive agenda down