Is the “Free Market” to Blame for the Recession?

We are taught in school that the Great Depression was a result of the 1929 stock-market crash, and that the crash was caused by unregulated financial markets or “unfettered capitalism.” Even so-called conservative history teachers and professors tend to share this view, and certainly the leadership of both American political parties accept this myth . . . → Read More: Is the “Free Market” to Blame for the Recession?

Retailers Don’t Report Data Theft to Customers

According to the Federal Trade Commission’s estimates, every year, nearly $50 billion is lost as a result of identity theft and credit card frauds. Last week, consumers in the United States were shocked to hear that a team of computer hackers had hacked into the networks of nine retailers and managed to get more . . . → Read More: Retailers Don’t Report Data Theft to Customers