Category Archives: neoliberals

Better policies, please

  Why is right-wing populism surging while left-wing populism lies moribund? Historically, we know how right-wing populism advances. Economic malaise coupled with liberal paralysis. When the economy sucks, workers are ripe for appeals against scapegoats. Immigrants, minorities, woman and queers … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows

  The New Deal, which did much to equalize and humanize American capitalism, has always been despised by the plutocracy that owns our country. The reasons for this hatred were largely about power and control as outlined in the Political Aspects … Continue reading

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The man from Delaware

  For the corporate and elite Democratic supporters who are desperate to stop a Sanders campaign, Joe Biden’s official entrance has been a godsend. Early polls put Biden ahead of Sanders by as many as 20 points and the same pundits who called … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows

  Ten years on from the Wall Street Crash, it’s quite apparent that something is different. I was reminded of this yesterday reading the Sunday comics, where author, Scott Adams, has one of the characters in Dilbert being confronted. “Weren’t … Continue reading

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The Dream Candidate

  I’ve come to realize that Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is the perfect Listen Liberal, dream candidate. If you read the book you totally know what I’m talking about and if you didn’t, I’ll explain. Buttigieg, … Continue reading

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Market Stalinism

  I’ve come to believe that Friedrich von Hayek was projecting when he claimed that socialism would usher in The Road to Serfdom, when in reality the road to serfdom has been paved by 21st century capitalism as embodied and … Continue reading

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The Power of Narrative

  The reason that I always doubted Russia-gate is because I read. A lot. I started out with tons of fiction but then moved to non-fiction, with a heavy emphasis on the history of empires. Oswald Spengler’s, Decline of the … Continue reading

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