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Class-Warfare

The free-market economic policy our leaders have chosen for us–neoliberalism–requires coercion to make people participate. Enforcing¬†market obedience is something I’ve written about at CK before. It’s also one of the salient points made about early capitalism in Karl Polanyi’s masterpiece,¬†The … Continue reading

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threat of a good example

Occupy Wall Street–OWS, with its anti-hierarchical structure, communal facilities and socialist ethos is deeply threatening to American elites. It is, to recall a forgotten phrase, the threat of a good example. During the Cold War the Soviet Union and China … Continue reading

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