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Zoo You Care?

October 8th, 2004 · 5 Comments

Perhaps it needed an issue like this for me to understand Bob Marcotte’s claim that the Left spins as much as the Right, that they’re both playing “the Same Game.” And so it is that Community Alliance’s monthly rag spearheads the anti-zoo campaign with an article — portions of which can be found at Indymedia […]

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The One Sacred Thing

November 8th, 2003 · 3 Comments

Mark Perry says that consumers are the kings and queens of the economy. Therefore, corporations are incorrectly labeled as “greedy” when, in fact, it is the consumers who are greedy because they won’t willingly part with larger percentages of their meager take-home pay.

This article explores the logic of that premise. I expose the faultiness of this view by a discussion of the differences between CORPORATE choices and CONSUMER choices and the information available to consumers when they make the choices that they ARE responsible for making.

This article was inspired by Abi, over at Evilrooster Crows, and her question “Is nothing sacred?” Answer: Yes, Abi, there is one sacred thing: Corporate Greed. (You can find Evilrooster Crows at http://www.sunpig.com/abi/.)

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Tags: Corporations