(Claire Atkinson) Chief executives are leaving in record numbers this year, with more than 1,332 stepping aside in the period from January through the end of October, according to new data released on Wednesday. While it’s not unusual to see CEOs fleeing in the middle of a recession, it is noteworthy to see such a rash of executive exits amid robust corporate earnings and record stock market highs.
(Luke Miller) Most history books will tell you that slavery was abolished in 1865 when Abraham Lincoln and other leaders of the anti-slavery Republican Party formed the 13th Amendment stating that “neither slavery nor involuntary servitude… shall exist within the United States of America, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” This was certainly a step in the right direction, however, it only led to a more creative way for oppressive regimes to use slavery in the States, which quite unbelievably is still going on to this day.
We have been exposing the commercial nature of our government and legal system for several years. In fact we recommended using a legal notice for smart meters in the Lawfully Yours guide since it came out in 2014. So, it is exciting to see this concept advanced by others, like the InPower Movement.
The more folks begin to understand that we call government today is just an interlocking franchised network of corporations engaged in commerce – the sooner we can restore some sanity to our poor exploited planet.