Tag Archives: Karl Polanyi

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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On a fast track to the bottom

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive new trade pact that is being pushed by the Obama Administration at the behest of multi-national corporations. The TPP is fundamentally undemocratic and horrible for most Americans where it counts–in their pocketbook. Contrary to the … Continue reading

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