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Catholic Church and Pope Francis: Religious institutions are exempted from nonprofit disclosure rules, so nobody knows how rich they really are. - Slate Magazine

246 words by attila written on 2013–04–08, last edit: 2013–04–08, tags: banks, capitalism, church, empire, finance, system

Catholic Church and Pope Francis: Religious institutions are exempted from nonprofit disclosure rules so nobody knows how rich they really are. - Slate Magazine.

{–Vow of poverty my ass.–}

Roni pointed out that my first attempt at flippant commentary falls on … read more

How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico’s murderous drug gangs | World news | The Observer

49 words by attila written on 2012–11–05, last edit: 2012–11–05, tags: banks, capitalism, drugs, empire, mexico, pigs, wod, zh

How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico’s murderous drug gangs | World news | The Observer.

This is not news and the article is not recent but I don’t have a pointer to a source on this anywhere and this is as good as any. … read more

Islamic banking: Usury-free week celebrated

269 words by attila written on 2012–11–06, last edit: 2012–11–06, tags: banks, capitalism, finance, islam, usury

Islamic banking: Usury-free week celebrated.

This is not a great URL. The writing is bad and I have no interest whatsoever in interfaith gatherings or believers of any persuasion. Nonetheless the fact that there is an organization and a conference … read more

McDonald’s: Stop putting employee wages on fee-riddled debit cards | SumOfUs

58 words by attila written on 2013–06–25, last edit: 2013–06–25, tags: banks, mcd, poor, system

McDonald’s: Stop putting employee wages on fee-riddled debit cards | SumOfUs.

I don’t get it. These people should be proud to sponsor their patriotic corporate masters’ continuing march towards perfect efficiency. As long as everyone pulls together as a team nobody will … read more

The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis | VICE United Kingdom

172 words by attila written on 2013–08–25, last edit: 2013–08–26, tags: banks, capitalism, crash, finance, gold, pigs, system

The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis | VICE United Kingdom.

This is one of several articles at this vice.com place that have caught both of our eyes recently they have several sister sites including one focused on MMA one on hacking culture news etc. … read more


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