The former chief of the Seattle P.D. has admitted recently that he ordered his officers to gas “non violent, non-threatening protesters” during the mass protests that accompanied the 1999 World Trade Organisation‘s meeting in Seattle. In his book, ‘Breaking Rank’, … Continue reading
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Killing Michael Brown: Unarmed teenager “executed” with 6 shots by Ferguson’s racist militarised police (video)
Unless you have been in a coma for the last week or so you will not have been able to miss the latest “police execution” of an African-American in the US. This time the victim was 18-year-old Michael Brown who … Continue reading
Are investment banks run for employees or shareholders?
Banks and bonuses Going overboard Investment banks have a long history of providing huge rewards for their employees and managers at the expense of shareholders returns. This fact has been studiously ignored by regulators, legislators and even shareholders themselves … Continue reading