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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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Evil Is Easy (Part 2)

  Wall Street, the too-big-to-fail-banks, and the financial industry control our lives for the worse. How did this come to pass? From the New Deal up until the 80’s finance was heavily regulated, staid, boring even. Finance was also a … Continue reading

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Planned economy

  The election of Donald Trump has caused an outpouring of grief and many commentators are convinced that the end of the world is nigh. However, Trump didn’t get us to this place, he was just a savvy opportunist who … Continue reading

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It’s the Political Economy Stupid

Wall Street bankers crashed our economy three years ago, and their “too big to fail banks” received trillions, courtesy of the Federal Reserve. Now¬†they and their political allies are clamoring to cut social programs like Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare, … Continue reading

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