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Inequality watch. October 25, 2012 - TV Studios of SRF / tpc. TEDxZurich: Who Controls The World - OlsenBlog's blog. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:04:20 GMT James B. Home / FisheadMovie. Dependency theory. Dependency theory is the notion that resources flow from a "periphery" of poor and underdeveloped states to a "core" of wealthy states, enriching the latter at the expense of the former.

Dependency theory

It is a central contention of dependency theory that poor states are impoverished and rich ones enriched by the way poor states are integrated into the "world system. " The theory arose as a reaction to modernization theory, an earlier theory of development which held that all societies progress through similar stages of development, that today's underdeveloped areas are thus in a similar situation to that of today's developed areas at some time in the past, and that therefore the task in helping the underdeveloped areas out of poverty is to accelerate them along this supposed common path of development, by various means such as investment, technology transfers, and closer integration into the world market.

Corporation : Clinical Diagnosis (PCLR) Test for Psychopathy. The List of Psychopathy Symptoms: Hervey Cleckley and Robert Hare. How to spot a sociopath. (Extracted from an article by Robert Matthews in the Sunday Telegraph Review, May 4th 1997)

How to spot a sociopath

Are there too many psychopaths in Corporate America. Profit motive has no conscience. No-coment. Philip Zimbardo shows how people become monsters ... or heroes. The Experiment 2010. Utopian Formula. The Corporation- sous titre : français. The Corporation (film) The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film written by University of British Columbia law professor Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott.

The Corporation (film)

The documentary examines the modern-day corporation. Bakan wrote the book, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, during the filming of the documentary. The documentary shows the development of the contemporary business corporation, from a legal entity that originated as a government-chartered institution meant to affect specific public functions, to the rise of the modern commercial institution entitled to most of the legal rights of a person.

The documentary concentrates mostly upon North American corporations, especially those in the United States. One theme is its assessment as a "personality", as a result of an 1886 case in the United States Supreme Court in which a statement by Chief Justice Morrison R. Film critics gave the film generally favorable reviews. La violence des riches. The Corporation Film: Welcome. THE CORPORATION [6/23] The Pathology of Commerce. The Corporation (complete, chapters 1 to 23)

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The 5 Most Horrifying Things Corporations Are Taking Over. Panic of the Plutocrats. And this reaction tells you something important — namely, that the extremists threatening American values are what F.D.R. called “economic royalists,” not the people camping in Zuccotti Park.

Panic of the Plutocrats

Consider first how Republican politicians have portrayed the modest-sized if growing demonstrations, which have involved some confrontations with the police — confrontations that seem to have involved a lot of police overreaction — but nothing one could call a riot. And there has in fact been nothing so far to match the behavior of Tea Party crowds in the summer of 2009. 5 Things to Know About How Corporations Block Access to Everything from Miracle Drugs to Science Research.

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5 Things to Know About How Corporations Block Access to Everything from Miracle Drugs to Science Research

Wall Street Follies - Financial Cartoons. Wall Street Mocks Protesters by Drinking Champagne. Adidasit4.jpg. Leaked documents reveal US diplomats actually work for Monsanto. Going Rogue: Share Traders More Reckless Than Psychopaths, Study Shows - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International. Two weeks ago, yet another case of rogue trading shocked the financial world when UBS trader Kweku Adoboli was arrested for allegedly squandering some $2.3 billion with a risky and unauthorized investment scheme.

Going Rogue: Share Traders More Reckless Than Psychopaths, Study Shows - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

The 31-year-old, who had been based in London for the Swiss bank, remains in jail. The bank's chief executive Oswald Grübel, meanwhile, has resigned over the scandal -- the third major embarrassment to rattle the institution in just a few years. The situation mirrors a similar scandal at French bank Société Générale, where another young "rogue trader," Jérôme Kerviel, gambled away billions in 2007 and 2008. But why do these situations keep arising in the financial world? According to a new study at the University of St. Wallstreetscandals.gif (Image GIF, 1000x750 pixels) One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers. Sociétés : Les traders seraient plus fous que les psychopathes. Une étude suisse tente de comprendre comment des traders peuvent parier des milliards sur les marchés financiers dans le cadre d'opérations frauduleuses.

Sociétés : Les traders seraient plus fous que les psychopathes

Alors que la banque hélvétique UBS est empêtrée dans une affaire de fraude, une étude menée en Suisse révèle que certains traders auraient un comportement plus dangereux et manipulateur que des psychopathes. Dans le cadre d'une thèse préparée à l'école de management de l'Université de Saint-Gall, et dont a eu la copie, Pascal Scherrer, un expert légiste, et Thomas Noll, l'un des administrateurs de la prison de Pöschwies au nord de Zurich, ont planché sur le profil de ces jeunes traders capables de miser des milliards d'euros sur les marchés financiers dans le cadre d'opérations frauduleuses.

Cette méthode n'est pas nouvelle. Inégalités et discriminations. The Cassiopaean Experiment. How Will the 99% Deal with 70 Million Psychopaths? Did you know that roughly one person in a hundred is clinically a psychopath?

How Will the 99% Deal with 70 Million Psychopaths?

These individuals are either born with an emotional deficiency that keeps them from feeling bad about hurting others or they are traumatized early in life in a manner that causes them to become this way. With more than 7 billion people on the planet that means there are as many as 70,000,000 psychopaths alive today. 'Extreme Money' Destroying America, Says Author UBS - TheStreet TV. Dividend Stock Advisor Try it NOW Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

'Extreme Money' Destroying America, Says Author UBS - TheStreet TV

Product Features: Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks Alerts when market news affect the portfolio Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL Real Money Pro. The Iron Fist Behind the Invisible Hand. INTRODUCTION.

The Iron Fist Behind the Invisible Hand

Manorialism, commonly, is recognized to have been founded by robbery and usurpation; a ruling class established itself by force, and then compelled the peasantry to work for the profit of their lords. But no system of exploitation,including capitalism, has ever been created by the action of a free market. Top 5 Most Evil Corporations. La preuve en chiffres de l'indécence des grands patrons ~ <b>A Perdre La Raison</b> Juste un petit mot pour vous dire mon écoeurement de voir dans le JDD du jour 98 grands patrons jouer les pleureuses et lancer un appel à payer moins pour gagner plus. C'est assez comique je trouve, quand on sait que : Voilà c'était juste ce petit coup de gueule avec des preuves factuelles que les grands patrons n'ont pas à se plaindre puisque ce sont eux et leurs groupes qui bénéficient le plus des largesses de 10 années de droite au pouvoir.

Paul Piff: Does money make you mean? Paul Piff Media. New Study, Old News: Stock Traders Are Psychopaths.

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Corporate Social Responsibility. Cash ISAs: How banks can pinch 92% of your savings income, and the Office of Fair Trading says it's ok. A Brief History of the Corporation: 1600 to 2100. On 8 June, a Scottish banker named Alexander Fordyce shorted the collapsing Company’s shares in the London markets. Learning & Environment Aprendizado & Ambiente - THE CORPORATION: Social & Economic Psychopath ? (Outlining the FILM) How Wealth Reduces Compassion. Dotées d’un degré d'empathie zéro, les compagnies sont psychopathes. Autres articles Natural News, Kaitlyn Moore, 25 juin, 2011. Empathy. Isolated and Under-Exposed: Why the Rich Don't Give - Neighborhoods. L'influence de l'argent sur le comportement. -Le syndrome d' hubris : la maladie du pouvoir. Mercredi 6 novembre 2013 3 06 /11 /Nov /2013 13:04 Perte du sens des réalités, intolérance à la contradiction, actions à l'emporte-pièce, obsession de sa propre image et abus de pouvoir : tels sont quelques-uns des symptômes d'une maladie mentale récemment répertoriée qui se développerait durant l'exercice du pouvoir....

L’art d’ignorer les pauvres. Corporation as Psychopath. Essential reading on corporate rule in general. Inverted totalitarianism. Inverted totalitarianism is a term coined by political philosopher Sheldon Wolin in 2003 to describe the emerging form of government of the United States. Wolin believed that the United States is increasingly turning into an illiberal democracy, and uses the term "inverted totalitarianism" to illustrate similarities and differences between the United States governmental system and totalitarian regimes such as Nazi Germany and the Stalinist Soviet Union.[2][3][4] In Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco, inverted totalitarianism is described as a system where corporations have corrupted and subverted democracy and where economics trumps politics.[5] In inverted totalitarianism, every natural resource and every living being is commodified and exploited to collapse as the citizenry is lulled and manipulated into surrendering their liberties and their participation in government through excess consumerism and sensationalism.[6][7] Managed democracy[edit] - 'Corporate psychopaths' at large - Aug 26, 2004. Gina Rinehart is a Bubble. Speech patterns give away psychopaths.