We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore Lappé, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Citigroup Whistleblower Charges Should Raise Red Flags at the Fed
But, of course, no red flags will be raised at the Fed simply because they share in the capitalist rule of the US with their Citigroup counterparts.
This is a report on more whistleblowers losing their jobs by reporting the illegal practices of banksters to government agencies that pretend to regulate and oversee banking practices.