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Why the West Plunders Greece

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 11.27.2013 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The plunder of Greece by Western Europe goes back to the Romans. Despite their admiration for Greek culture, they made Greece a colony in 146 BCE. Fro...

Explore, Discover, Share, Preserve, Sustain... Plunder?

Lorie Karnath | Posted 10.14.2012 | Science
Lorie Karnath

When the group reached the location, instead of the anticipated opportunity to garner a wealth of information, Bell and the others encountered a scene of senseless desecration.

British Museum Director Fired & Alleged Of Theft

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Gareth Griffiths has been dismissed from his post as director of the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum following accusations that he sold off ite...

Do CEO's Have Parents and if So, Where Are They?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

As a society, we really need to see "what's what" get over the money addiction and seek to equalize the madness that is now passed off as "normal" and "business-as-usual."

PLUNDERED ART: Who Owns Art Stolen in War?

historynet.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Swedes came at night, rushing through a gap in the walls protecting the Mala Strana neighborhood at the foot of Prague Castle. By the break of day...

Happy Anniversary As Economic Collapse Turns Three

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

We live in the United States of Amnesia and selective memory. As we debate the breaking news, we easily forget the sequence of events that broke the bank and left us broke.

The F Word: Good Enough for Oklahoma, How About Goldman?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Democrats in D.C. are going about this regulation thing all wrong. Want to get Republican buy-in? Give Republicans the kind of regulation they like. As usual in U.S. politics, the states provide the road map.

Obama's Stress Test and Ours: The Real Swine

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Schechter

How would you do on a "stress test? " Even as the soundness of banks is supposedly measured--with many expected to show signs of insolvency---the whol...

Now That Election Is Over, Its Back To The Crisis

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

When Spitzer and his counterparts began investigating large mortgage companies, it became clear that if there was a crime going on, and it was massive and institutional, not just individual.

Economic Crisis -- Are Our Governments Making It Worse?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

Sarkozy says, "there can be no freedom" without regulation and quickly huddled with George Bush at Camp David to try to coordinate strategies along with the president of the EU.

The Nightmare Has Not Ended: Be Very Scared

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

Is anyone surprised that the markets would go up after billions of dollars were "injected" into ailing markets? Think of that as an injection of penic...

The Bush Bullydozer Strategy to Preempt His Successor

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

One of the tactics of high pressure selling is to set a deadline, and make it clear that if you don't chose the offer by the date set, you lose it.