Tag Archives: neofeudalism

Pitchforks

  Since the election results came in the Hillary Clinton wing of the Democratic Party along with the corporate media have been in full cry over Russia’s supposed interference. Nick Hanauer, a Seattle-based entrepreneur, has a better explanation of why … Continue reading

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The flight to serfdom (Part 2)

  Another example of neoliberalism working as planned. “Mom feared being beaten by United crew, so she didn’t complain when her son’s seat was given away.” Like I say, you can’t make this shit up. Sorry, here’s Part-1 

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Washington Generals (Part 2)

  How can the Democratic Party effectively oppose Trump and get back into power after they’ve lost over a thousand seats nation-wide since 2008? Oh, I know. Maybe former Vice-President Joe Biden, a Democrat, can show up at a swanky Deer … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Acquiescence

We live in a second Gilded Age where fabulous wealth and grinding poverty exist uneasily. In this milieu, American elites have largely come to rely on advertising, public relations and propaganda, rather than force, as a means of controlling a restless … 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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Apple Pie

No thoughtful observer of American history can be surprised at the Senate report detailing the torture carried out by the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11. The revelation of torture should be seen as the logical outcome of economic and … Continue reading

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Democracy Inc.

I’ve talked before how neoliberalism is leading inexorably to new type of power relationship that I’ve labeled neofeudalism. The evidence of this new relationship is all around us: record unemployment, outrageous student loans, dangerous chemical spills, and rampant inequality. Americans … Continue reading

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