At the time of Columbus' arrival inthe island's territory consisted of five chiefdoms: On Columbus' second voyage in the colony of La Isabela was built on the northeast shore. Isabela nearly failed because of hunger and disease.
Global Media page "More than fifty years ago the J. Morgan firm decided to infiltrate the Left-wing political movements in the United States.
This was relatively easy to do, since these groups were starved for funds and eager for a voice to reach the people. Wall Street supplied both. The purpose was not to destroy Carroll Quigley in his book "Tragedy and Hope" "Communism and socialism are themselves forms of monopoly.
The only difference is that in this case, the monopoly is operated by the government. But what if an international banker, through loans to the state, manipulation of a central bank, campaign contributions, or bribes, is able to achieve dominion over a government?
In that case, he would find socialism welcome, for it would serve him as an instrument to control society.
Only about 1 to 3 percent of us are sociopaths - people who don't have normal human feelings and can easily go to sleep at night after having done horrific things.
And of that 1 percent of sociopaths, there's probably only a fraction of a percent with a college education.
And of that tiny fraction, there's an even tinier fraction that understands how business works, particularly within any specific industry. Thus there is such a shortage of people who can run modern monopolistic, destructive corporations that stockholders have to pay millions to get them to work.
And being sociopaths, they gladly take the money without any thought to its social consequences. Why would some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best that he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece?
Naturally, the common people don't want war; neither in Russia nor in England nor in America, nor for that matter in Germany. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy or a fascist dictatorship or a Parliament or a Communist dictatorship.
Meaningful political discourse has been almost absent about foreign policy issues. So many foreign policy decisions have been placed beyond public scrutiny, that almost all of what passes as official information about foreign policy is manufactured by government agencies for its propaganda effect.
Judd "Those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad.Corruption is as American as apple pie, or so it would seem. A casual survey of the political and corporate landscape in recent weeks alone provides a troubling reminder that corruption is endemic.
It is the corruption probe that has left politicians around the world looking over their shoulders.
Prosecutors in a dozen countries are untangling a massive web of corruption that ran across a. Dominican Republic: Corruption, Social Risk, & Security words, when people talk about corruption in Dominican society, they are predominantly talking Strengthen the anti-corruption agenda and political party system in the Dominican Republic.
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Dec 05, · Political corruption can divert scarce resources from poor and disadvantaged people. This is especially common in countries where democratic institutions are weak or absent.
Private rather than public interests dictate policy. The Dominican Republic signed the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption (IACAC), though the Dominican Republic is not a party to the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters.