Tag Archives: 2016 presidential election

Pitchforks

  Since the election results came in the Hillary Clinton wing of the Democratic Party along with the corporate media have been in full cry over Russia’s supposed interference. Nick Hanauer, a Seattle-based entrepreneur, has a better explanation of why … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  While it’s useful to focus on what we can all do to make things better, going local will only go so far.¬†Entering a presidential election between two deeply unpopular candidates, we are faced with problems that require a national … Continue reading

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Political-economy of despair

  Ideology is powerful. Neoliberal economist’s have internalized Margaret Thatcher’s maxim that there’s no alternative.¬† The market knows best. All the government can do is get out of the way and let the market do its thing. American’s must never … Continue reading

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Managing the Decline

  We are witnessing the first presidential campaign since the Great Depression that directly challenges the essential features of the US economy. All the controversy over social issues and immigration is just so much distraction from the bi-partisan economic policies … Continue reading

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