Friday, February 27, 2009
Wealth of Nations
Nations are tribal political entities of governance; states are criminal enterprises created to steal the wealth of nations.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Nexus of Networks
Modern tribes and tribal institutions -- due in part to evolved traditions -- can be a check on the anti-democratic states arbitrarily created from European colonial mandates, Nigeria being a case in point. Democratic tribal institutions, in this context, can serve as a nexus of networks engaged in democratizing capital ownership. The World Indigenous Peoples' Movement, for example, presented a tribal proposal to the UN last December, as an alternative to carbon market trading and other Ponzi schemes of its member states.
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Defining Criminal Enterprise
As recently as a year ago, I was under the impression that fraud accounted for around 15 percent of world trade. In the aftermath of Cobell v Kempthorne and the investment banking scandal, I have a feeling I may have been off by a bit. I guess it all depends on how you define criminal enterprise.