Tag Archives: Philip Mirowski

Busy Little Termites

  I find it perversely amusing that while doing good is so damn hard, doing evil is easy. Doing evil is especially easy in the service of wealth and power. Take neoliberalism, a shape-shifting ideology so nefarious that its proponents … Continue reading

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My Hate is Pure

Every time I calm down, there’s another reminder of the damage that neoliberalism has wrought. Once again, rather than reading about this in the New York Times or Washington Post, this has to be pointed out and emphasized by William Black, … Continue reading

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It’s Their World

I think I’ve come up with a working definition/differentiation between neoliberalism and neoconservatism. Neoliberalism refers to the economic policies the United States pursues, specifically: free enterprise–state subsidized private power with no infringement on managerial prerogatives. Neoliberalism is not, contrary to what … Continue reading

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Mind Fog

When Mark Twain commented that, “a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is getting its shoes on,” he was talking about America. It’s only gotten worse. We live in a world of bullshit, where reality is manufactured … Continue reading

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