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Advanced Accumulation

I’ve come to believe that the offshoring of American manufacturing jobs to China has a lot of similarities to the enclosure movement in Great Britain. The enclosure movement occurred in the 17th and 18th centuries when the aristocracy threw the … Continue reading

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The Next Phase

It’s back. Like the monster in a B-grade Hollywood movie that refuses to stay in the grave, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), the so-called trade treaty that many of us had assumed dead,¬†was ratified in Atlanta this weekend. Trade ministers from … Continue reading

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Primitive Accumulation

I’m fascinated by neoliberalism and the worship of the market. I’m especially interested in the intellectual underpinnings of this ideology and how it became our de facto religion. In his new book: Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste: … Continue reading

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