Posts Tagged ‘profits’

Who Profits from the Beirut Tragedy

by Pepe Escobar : Republished from Asia Times by permission of author The narrative that the Beirut explosion was an exclusive consequence of negligence and corruption by the current Lebanese government is now set in stone, at least in the Atlanticist sphere. And yet, digging deeper, we find that negligence and corruption may have been fully exploited, […]

‘Mafia Shakedown’: BLM Demands Cut of Local Business Profits for ‘Protection’

Black Lives Matter protesters are issuing “Mafia-style shakedown” demands to local businesses in Louisville, KY, according to a restaurant owner who says they ordered him to employ a certain number of non-white staff and distribute a percentage of business profits to organizations run by non-whites — or else face the consequences. According to the BLM […]

Watching The Hawks – No Profits in Peace & Comedy Kills Nerd Prom

Watching The Hawks – No Profits in Peace & Comedy Kills Nerd Prom Watching The [708] The world may be rejoicing at the prospect of peace in Korea, but defense contractors are watching their stocks tumble. Comedian Michelle Wolf provokes a backlash of condemnation for her White House Correspondents Dinner roast. Author Charlie Robinson […]

Connecting the Dots of Big Data, Soaring Corporate Profits and Trade Wars

Let’s connect the dots between these two comments from longtime correspondents: the first is on the model of collecting and selling data (Big Data), and the second on trade: GFB: “If I had a lot of money, would I want to do: A) –invest in the exploration forbidding areas of the globe for oil reserves with […]

Low Energy, High Profits: How Privatizing Public Utilities Left Us All in the Dark

PHILADELPHIA — The Maryland rapper Sean Born’s 2012 album Behind the Scale includes what one reviewer described as the “candidly soulful single” “Lights On,” which has the driving and catchy up-tempo beat that tends to characterize much of contemporary hip-hop. Its lyrics, however, have none of the swagger that the genre is known for and […]

Amazon makes $5.6 billion in US profits last year but paid nothing in federal income taxes

Jeff Bezos’ sprawling e-commerce giant Amazon reportedly raked in more than $5.6 billion in U.S. profits in 2017, but despite that, the company essentially paid $0 in federal income taxes. That’s largely attributable to “excess stock-based compensation deductions” and the effect of the 2017 Tax Act, according to the company’s […]

8 Examples That Prove Big Pharma Cares More About Profits Than People

January 23rd, 2017 By Paul A. Philips Guest writer for Wake Up World The alternative health media has published many scathing exposés revealing some of the dirty tricks used by Big Pharma to maintain or increase its profit margin. Quite simply, each and every exposé shows capitalism at its ugliest, and as a consequence of their actions, […]

Watching The Hawks – Infrastructure: Public Service, Private Profits

Watching The Hawks – Infrastructure: Public Service, Private Profits Watching The As President Trump tries to deliver on a key campaign promise with the rollout of an infrastructure plan, is it really as good as was promised? Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton joins the show to discuss the unadvertised pitfalls of the plan and […]

8 Examples to Show How Big Pharma Cares More about Profits than People

3. Price hiking With no competitors in its way, that allows Big Pharma to charge ridiculously huge prices for their drugs. For example, U.S cancer patients may have to pay well over $100,000 for their treatment. Bear in mind that the efficacy of the treatment, such as chemotherapy, has been shown to be very low. 4. Neglecting […]

Marx, Robotics and the Collapse of Profits

Marx, Robotics and the Collapse of Profits By Charles Hugh Yesterday I discussed how robots only do work that’s profitable, as any enterprise buying, programming and maintaining robots to do unprofitable work will soon be out of business. What few observers seem to grasp is that automation goes through two distinct stages of profitability: […]

Goldman Sachs In Government Pushes Profits Of Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs has been a conspicuous presence at the scene of one disaster after another in the past half century. The bank is a leader in a Wall Street business model that relies on market manipulation and unsustainable financial bubbles to enrich a few insiders, but that produces disastrous consequences for the rest of us. […]

Top Pipeline Safety Official Profits From Oil Spills

Above Photo: CSPAN screenshot Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. Pearce’s company was awarded three different federal contracts and provided waste disposal equipment to the Department of Defense. A newly appointed federal regulator charged with overseeing pipeline […]

The Big Picture – Pilot Training: Airlines Putting Profits Over Safety

The Big Picture – Pilot Training: Airlines Putting Profits Over Safety By The Big In this episode, together with Greg Palast, Thom talks about the state Puerto-Rico is in and whether the goverenmnt is doing enough to save the flooded state. Later in the show, an Republican ISIS in the Senate Thom Hartman discusses […]

UK Weapons Peddlers Pay ‘Pitiful’ Tax On Vast Saudi Arms Sale Profits

The UK arms industry has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in profits from its dealings with Saudi Arabia during the conflict in Yemen, but the UK government has received just $40m of corporation tax, a new report says. The report, released by children’s charity War Child, claims that corporations, including BAE systems and Raytheon, […]

Whole Foods owner profits from sales of Antifa terrorism symbols and left-wing "murder books" on

About the author: Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on called “Food Forensics“), an environmental scientist, a patent holder for a cesium radioactive isotope elimination invention, a multiple award winner for outstanding journalism, a science news publisher and influential commentator on topics ranging from […]

The Big Picture – How Many More Lives Sacrificed For Profits for the Military Industrial Complex?

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Cancer Industry Profits By Nagalase Molecule Injected Into Humans Via Vaccines That Spurs Tumor Growth

NaturalNews| One of the world’s most lucrative industries, spending on cancer drugs reached an all-time high last year, as it was valued at more than $100 billion. Spending on cancer drugs increased 6.5 percent annually over the past five years and is expected to continue growing at a rate of 8 percent each year through […]

Cancer Industry Profits from Nagalase Molecule Injected into Humans via Vaccines (Spurs Tumor Growth)

One of the world’s most lucrative industries, spending on cancer drugs reached an all-time high last year, as it was valued at more than $100 billion.  Spending on cancer drugs increased 6.5 percent annually over the past five years and is expected to continue growing at a rate of 8 percent each year through 2018, […]

Amazon found to be running a "secret lab" to exploit healthcare profits via medical records

(Natural News) When thinking about the online giant Amazon, a quote from the old animated television series Pinky and the Brain comes to mind. Pinky asks Brain, “Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?” to which Brain replies, “The same thing we do every night Pinky – try to take over the world!” […]

Cannabis remains outlawed in the UK to protect the profits of Big Pharma

(Natural News) In the USA, more and more states are legalizing the medicinal use of marijuana. In fact, according to the website, 29 states have now passed laws permitting either the recreational or medical use of marijuana, and in some cases, both. This is excellent news for those who have fought long and hard […]

BAE, Britain’s Largest Arms Maker, Posts Record Profits

Bodies of Somali refugees, killed in an Saudi helicopter attack while travelling in a vessel off Yemen, lie at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, March 17, 2017. (Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters) Britain’s largest defense firm has made $733m in six months, and expects further growth, in results posted weeks after surviving a High Court challenge […]

4 Things Being Fed to Pigs to Keep to Costs Down and Profits High

Michael Parkes, Staff WriterWaking Times We’ve all heard horror stories associated with the pig, porcine, pork and swine industry. The global collusion of governments, public health systems and food authorities is clear, if we pay attention to the patterns in government announcements, research, media and reports. The basics of the collusion start with research […]

16 Years After Onset Of U.S. Plan Colombia, Cocaine Profits Reach Record Highs

A man mulches coca leaves with a weed eater at a small makeshift lab in Puerto Bello, Colombia. Coca cultivation surged last year and now covers more territory than it did when a multibillion U.S.-led eradication campaign began 16 years ago (AP/Fernando Vergara) BOGOTÁ– Ever since Colombia descended into civil war more than 50 years […]

The High Cost Of Insurance Profits

The cost of not having single payer: $1.4 trillion per year. You could not devise a worse health care system than that of the United States if you tried. By far the most expensive, with among the worst results. Perhaps saying “among” the worst results is being too kind. That is an accurate statement if we […]

Trump Org Says It Won’t Track Foreign Gov Guest & Profits Because It Hurts Their Brand

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Host of Hardline Radio Show According to the Trump Organization, it is too difficult to track profits from foreign governments or dignitaries who stay at their various hotels, and therefore they will not be able to donate those proceeds to the US Treasury as previously promised. In a […]

’28 Pages’ of Alleged Saudi Involvement in 9/11 May Be Released Friday

“The House Intelligence Committee will get the redacted report today or tomorrow,” said Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a member of that committee. “The Senate and House intel committees should then give the formal go ahead to release the report since they originally produced it.”   Such a release would be about a month behind […]

Global economy continues to lose momentum after Brexit

     Apparently the world economy continues to lose momentum. Exports from German companies in May went down significantly. Meanwhile first observers are mentioning the possibility that the German gross domestic product could even have shrunken during the second quarter. German exports fell in May due to the weak global economy. They went down 1.8 percent […]

Nasal spray flu vaccine given to 30 percent of children is completely ineffective, experts say

(NaturalNews) It’s bad enough that annual flu vaccines are often ineffective, but now we learn that the more popular, needle-free “FluMist” influenza vaccine has not provided protection for kids or adults for several years, and therefore should not be used in the coming flu season, say experts. As reported by NBC News, the […]

‘His only crime was that he’s not Jewish’: Israeli police caught on video attacking Palestinian in Tel Aviv

Violence / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem / Israel Video: Israeli police documented savagely beating Arab in central Tel Aviv Haaretz 22 May by Yaniv Kubovich — Off-duty Border Police officers in civilian clothes savagely assaulted an Arab supermarket worker in central Tel Aviv on Sunday after he refused to identify himself because he […]

Video: Gaza family mourns children who burned to death

On May 7, 2016, fire broke out in the Abu al-Hindi home in Gaza’s Shati (Beach) refugee camp. Started by a tipped candle, the flames grew quickly grew out of control. Three children, Yusra, 3, Rahaf, 2, and Nasser, 6 months, perished in the burning house, and Muhannad, 8, was severely burned. Ali, 6, is the […]

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