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Busy Little Termites

  I find it perversely amusing that while doing good is so damn hard, doing evil is easy. Doing evil is especially easy in the service of wealth and power. Take neoliberalism, a shape-shifting ideology so nefarious that its proponents … Continue reading

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Because Markets

  Once again, there was a mass-shooting in America. This time in Las Vegas, where a 64 year old man sprayed bullets down onto concert-goers, killing 58¬†people and wounding 489. The statistics paint a horrible picture of gun violence in … Continue reading

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Accumulated Despair

  Lately, it’s hard to write about any aspect of our shared experience without running headlong into evil. Take neoliberalism, an economic ideology that increasingly orders our lives to a terrifying degree. While neoliberalism may seem incredibly complicated, in my … 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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