Category Archives: neofeudalism

It’s the economy, stupid

  In retrospect it seems obvious, but political scientist Corey Robin argues that Bernie Sanders did so well in the 2016 presidential election because he’s the first Democrat in forever to offer a trenchant political analysis of the US economy. … Continue reading

Posted in neofeudalism, neoliberals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Flight to Serfdom

  Neoliberal economist Friedrich Hayek wrote  The Road to Serfdom, in 1944, where he warned of totalitarian governments terrorizing their citizens. Hayek’s dystopian vision is upon us, only instead of totalitarian governments it’s all-powerful corporations like United Airlines that we … Continue reading

Posted in neofeudalism, neoliberals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

N is for Neofeudalism

  Everything that was old is new again. Take feudalism, it’s making a comeback. The US economy is trending towards wage bondage and economic polarization, with an all-American debt peonage that I’ve come to call neofeudalism. Heterodox economist Michael Hudson explains how … Continue reading

Posted in neoconservatives, neofeudalism, neoliberals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment