Posts Tagged ‘debtors’

Debtors Of The World, Unite!

Debtors Of The World, Unite! Above Photo: From Moral thinking about debt has fluctuated throughout history, as Olivia Schwob’s recent piece in these pages deftly details. The current moment, she notes, marks the possibility of still another turning point. Millions of debtors, isolated, are owned by the banks. But if you’re part of a collective […]

California Bringing Back Debtors Prisons for Homeless

By Shari Dovale Until debt tear us apart by Alice Pasqual on Unsplash   Homelessness has been on the rise in California, and has skyrocketed since the Camp and Carr fires devastated the state. Officials throughout California have grappled with various ways to deal with the ongoing crisis, however, […]

Chinese court presents app tracking nearby ‘DEADBEAT DEBTORS’ with map of ‘shame’

The program has been described as “a map of deadbeat debtors,” revealing their financial information and exact location to nearby peers. The app brings snitching on your neighbors into the 21st century, making it simple and convenient to report those with outstanding financial obligations to the authorities. According to ChinaDaily, a news service run by […]

Watching The Hawks – Politics, Guns & Debtors Prison

Watching The Hawks – Politics, Guns & Debtors Prison Watching The A financial angle underpins the ongoing gun control debate. The ACLU uncovers an alarming trend of private businesses using the courts to arrest debtors. Entrepreneur and activist Derrick Hollie brings a private-sector approach to tackling issues facing the African American community. LIKE Watching […]

War on the Poor: Jeff Sessions Rescinds Legal Doc That Ended Debtors’ Prisons

By Rachel Blevins In addition to his “War on Cannabis,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently revealed that he is also in favor of a “War on Poverty,” when he rescinded a legal guidance document that was meant to end illegal debtors’ prisons. While debtors’ prisons are labeled as institutions to keep people from […]

10-19-15 — Tone Vays – Glenn Cripe; Adedeji Sunday Akintayo — (VIDEO LOADED)

Guests:  Glenn Cripe , Adedeji Akintay Topics:  Language of Liberty Hour 2 2015-10-19 Hour 2 Glenn Cripe, Adedeji AKINTAY from Ernest Hancock on Vimeo. Glenn Cripe  Co-Founder Language of Liberty Institute Webpage: LanguageofLiberty.Org Glenn brings Adedeji ‘Deji’ Akintay from Nigeria (African Operations Manager of the Freedom […]

Five Back to the Future ‘Big Brother’ Predictions that Came True

From: Which Orwellian technologies was the movie right about? In “Back to the Future Part II,” Marty McFly time travels to Oct. 21, 2015, which is today, so let’s examine five ‘big brother’ predictions the movie made which turned out to be true. Personal Drones Flying drones […]

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