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Leftless in America

  In The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump, political scientist, Corey Robin says that conservatism draws its power and purpose from opposition to the left. “From the French Revolution through civil rights and women’s lib, struggles … Continue reading

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Abhorrent to the vested interests

  Economist, Michael Hudson, is an iconoclast who writes and speaks against neoliberal economic orthodoxy. His latest lecture connects early Christianity with economic history, and argues that the reason Jesus was crucified was because he advocated a jubilee, or debt forgiveness. … Continue reading

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Eating Your Foot

We have an amazing amount of stupid in our country when it comes to economics. Case in point. One of our state legislators, representative Jake Andregg, R–Lehi, claims that taking federal money for Medicaid expansion, is akin to cannibalism. “It’s … Continue reading

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All-American Oligarchy

Deconstructing “free-market” economic ideology is why I started blogging. It was hard to miss that economic ideology was being employed much like religious dogma in an effort to justify conservative neo-feudal policies. These neo-feudal policies, best exemplified by the bi-partisan push … Continue reading

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