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Accumulated Despair

  Lately, it’s hard to write about any aspect of our shared experience without running headlong into evil. Take neoliberalism, an economic ideology that increasingly orders our lives to a terrifying degree. While neoliberalism may seem incredibly complicated, in my … Continue reading

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Because Markets

  Neoliberals believe that a market society is the natural and inexorable state of humankind, where¬†Americans are not citizens so much as consumers. However, neoliberals recognize that this state of affairs will not arise naturally and must be constructed through … Continue reading

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The Market is the Master

There is a vague sense of a new order growing up around us. Sometimes there’s a brief glimpse of it. Sometimes late at night there’s a whisper of it on the wind. I’m referring to¬†neofeudalism–a confluence of neoliberalism and neoconservatism … Continue reading

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Dig it

Reading Bloomberg’s article about how the GOP, when it takes control of the Senate, should embrace infrastructure spending, made me laugh. Just the language, with its nod towards hippy vernacular, was priceless. “Dig, if you will, a picture: Republicans, basking … Continue reading

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