Just 6 corporations control 90% of US media

Think you have choice when it comes to what you see in newspaper, TV or Internet? It seems you do, but you really don’t. The media industry has been consolidating like never before in the history of the United States. This infographic created by Jason at Frugal Dad shows that almost all media comes from the same […]

Is the US becoming similar to Soviet Union with the Government-big corp conglomerate?

In the Soviet Union, everything was owned by the government. The united states has something that can be called a symbiosis of government and very large corporations, that can be called a “gov’t-big corp conglomerate” The united states is actually turning into somewhat of a soviet union. everything here is owned by few big corporations, […]

Not only in Russia: Hundreds of Keystone pipeline protesters arrested at White House

(Reuters) – Police arrested hundreds of young people protesting the Keystone XL project on Sunday, as demonstrators fastened themselves with plastic ties to the White House fences and called for U.S. President Barack Obama to reject the controversial oil pipeline. Participants, who mostly appeared to be college-aged, held signs reading: “There is no planet B” […]

Christie held Sandy funds hostage, demanded City of Hoboken allow private developer build on land

Jan 18 (Reuters) – Two members of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration warned a mayor that her town would not receive Superstorm Sandy relief funds unless she approved a redevelopment plan Christie favored, the mayor of Hoboken said on Saturday. The claim by Mayor Dawn Zimmer comes as Christie, a Republican seen as a […]