Business Obscura

Business Obscura

A dark history of business from the Black Plague to today.
Aug
23
A penal treadmill in Burma, showing how coerced human-power is combined with technology to produce surplus value.

The Return of the Penal Treadmill

As energy costs continue to spike, expect this barbaric trend make a come back.
4 min read
Aug
22
Patrice Lumumba and colleagues in Brussels in January of 1960, one year before the Belgian government assassinated him.

A Single Gold Tooth

Why Western powers want to ignore the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
9 min read
Aug
04
The Lobby

The Lobby

What we can learn from how Israel uses victimhood to silence criticism.
2 min read
Jun
18
Underground Nazis

Underground Nazis

4 min read
May
09
1916 image of patient in face mask being treated by technical in sterile room.

"But Your Insurance Will Pay For It"

Whether it's useful or not is irrelevant.
2 min read
Mar
09
You are Vastly Underestimating the Suffering Happening on Earth

You are Vastly Underestimating the Suffering Happening on Earth

7 min read