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.
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.
Basics Corporation : Clinical Diagnosis (PCLR) Test for Psychopathy. The List of Psychopathy Symptoms: Hervey Cleckley and Robert Hare. “I knew in my heart something was wrong with him (or with her)”.
This is what nearly every victim of a psychopath has felt, usually early on in the relationship. The over-the-top flattery. The quick pace of the relationship and demands for instant commitment. The lies and inconsistencies. The callousness towards others. I’d advise anyone who feels this way to start researching on the internet the symptoms they see wrong because this information about psychopathy, and finally paying attention to the red flags and our intuition, has saved each and every one of us. Today I’d like to repost a list of the symptoms of psychopathy, offered by two of the main experts on psychopathy, to whom I’ve often alluded so far: Hervey Cleckley (author of The Mask of Sanity) and Robert Hare (author of Without Conscience, Snakes in Suits and The Psychopathy Checklist).
How to spot a sociopath. (Extracted from an article by Robert Matthews in the Sunday Telegraph Review, May 4th 1997) While such personality disorders as psychopathy, paranoia and obsession/compulsion all have strictly defined criteria, psychiatrists are still struggling to decide precisely what constitutes a socialised psychopath.
One of the more obvious characteristics of socialised psychopaths is that they give the impression of talking "at" you. Prof Jeremy Coid describes it as like being regarded as a cardboard cut-out. "Even in a sexual relationship with them, you are still just an object for their personal gratification," he says. 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 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 and the psychopath economy. Originally published: Corporate Rule, March 2011 Using the World Health Organisation's diagnostic check list for personality disorders, film examines the 'personality' of the dominant economic form of our times: the transnational corporation.
Established in law as an individual person, freed from regulation and enjoying many of the 'rights' we ascribe to real human individuals, the corporation, as “the institutional embodiment of laissez-faire capitalism”, pursues its singular purpose of achieving ever greater profits with ruthless efficiency. The Corporation Film: Welcome. THE CORPORATION [6/23] The Pathology of Commerce. The Corporation (complete, chapters 1 to 23)
The 5 Most Horrifying Things Corporations Are Taking Over. It's true that a part of us dies every time we see Dr.
Dre doing Dr. Pepper commercials, but in reality we've pretty much accepted that "selling out" is a part of life. Everybody needs to get paid, right? But sometimes corporate sellouts involve more than cringe-worthy ads and intrusive product placement. This is when selling out starts to get just a bit horrifying. It's kind of hard to trash talk mercenaries when The A-Team made it clear that next to being an astronaut fireman, there's just about nothing as cool as being a soldier of fortune.
GettyGuarding opium harvests. The Sellout: When the U.S. military is stretched too thin, private firms like Blackwater and DynCorp have graciously offered to fill in the gaps. Since 2000, Blackwater alone has received at least $600 million in contracts from the CIA and over a billion dollars from the federal government. 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.
5 Things to Know About How Corporations Block Access to Everything from Miracle Drugs to Science Research. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com April 19, 2014 |
Wall Street Follies - Financial Cartoons. Wall Street Mocks Protesters by Drinking Champagne. Adidasit4.jpg. Leaked documents reveal US diplomats actually work for Monsanto. (NaturalNews) Biotech giant Monsanto has been genetically modifying the world's food supply and subsequently breeding environmental devastation for years, but leaked documents now reveal that Monsanto has also deeply infiltrated the United States government.
With leaked reports revealing how U.S. diplomats are actually working for Monsanto to push their agenda along with other key government officials, Monsanto's grasp on international politics has never been clearer. Amazingly, the information reveals that the massive corporation is also intensely involved in the passing and regulations concerning the very GM ingredients they are responsible for. In fact, the information released by WikiLeaks reveals just how much power Monsanto has thanks to key positions within the United States government and elsewhere. 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.
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. Wallstreetscandals.gif (Image GIF, 1000x750 pixels) One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers. An article that appeared on The Huffington Post on February 28, 2012, "One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers," was incorrect and has been removed.
The article drew on a previously published piece by Sherree DeCovny, "The Financial Psychopath Next Door," which ran in CFA Magazine [subscription required]. 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. 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 Lefigaro.fr 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? 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. These people are more likely to be risk takers, opportunists motivated by self-interest and greed, and inclined to dominate or subjugate those around them through manipulative means.
Last year, the Occupy Movement drew a distinction between the top 1% and the remaining 99% — as distinguished by measures of wealth and income. Of course, this breakdown is misleading since there are many top income earners who sympathize with the plights of others and are not part of the problem. The global economy we have today is built on a deep history of top-down hierarchies that promote domination and control. '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. 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. The Iron Fist Behind the Invisible Hand. INTRODUCTION. 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. Paul Piff: Does money make you mean? Paul Piff Media. New Study, Old News: Stock Traders Are Psychopaths.
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. 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. Empathy. Isolated and Under-Exposed: Why the Rich Don't Give - Neighborhoods. In terms of charity, the rich in America give a lot. 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....
"C'est le syndrome d'hubris". Dans ses Discours sur la condition des grands, Pascal jugeait utile d’éduquer les futurs puissants en leur rappelant que leur détention du pouvoir tenait avant tout du hasard : « Surtout ne vous méconnaissez pas vous-même en croyant que votre être a quelque chose de plus élevé que celui des autres […] Car tous les emportements, toute la violence, et toute la vanité des Grands vient de ce qu’ils ne connaissent point ce qu’ils sont. » Le pouvoir exerce une fascination indéniable, autant sur ceux qui le subissent que sur ceux qui l’exercent.
Hubris, ou le syndrome de la démesure. L’art d’ignorer les pauvres. Merci Georges :) « Le déséquilibre entre les riches et les pauvres est la plus ancienne et la plus fatale des maladies de la République », écrivait Plutarque au 1er siècle après J.C. Presque 2000 ans plus tard, le constat est toujours vérifiable et la problématique toujours d’actualité.
C’est la raison pour laquelle les éditions des Liens qui libèrent (Le Monde diplomatique) réunissent trois textes dans un ouvrage: L’art d’ignorer les pauvres, de John Kenneth Galbraith (publié pour la première fois en novembre 1985 dans Harper’s Magazine, puis en octobre 2005 dans Le Monde diplomatique), Economistes en guerre contre les chômeurs, de Laurent Cordonnier (paru en décembre 2006 dans le mensuel), et Du bon usage du cannibalisme (texte de 1729, publié en novembre 2000 dans Le Monde diplomatique), par Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), l’auteur des Voyages de Gulliver. Corporation as Psychopath. Essential reading on corporate rule in general. Inverted totalitarianism. CNN.com - 'Corporate psychopaths' at large - Aug 26, 2004.
Gina Rinehart is a Bubble. Speech patterns give away psychopaths.