Tag Archives: Wall Street

Ten Years After

  Ten years ago the US stock market tanked, and for the next several weeks financial markets were a cluster-fuck of panic and chaos. Americans were frightened of what was happening in the economy. The real estate market had collapsed. Venerable Wall … Continue reading

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Double-Truth

  I know it’s hard to turn away from the ongoing dumpster fire that is the Trump administration but it’s imperative to understand how we got here. Can you say neoliberalism? The neoliberals first gathered at Mont Pelerin, circa 1947, in … Continue reading

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Mittens ‘R’ Us

  I wrote a letter to the editor of the local newspaper expressing my surprise that they haven’t connected the bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us with Mitt Romney, the man who’s poised to become our next senator. Mittens, as I like to … Continue reading

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Is that all there is?

  Gazing around our world it’s clear that neoliberalism has narrowed the possibilities. Is that all there is? Massive student debts, opioid addiction, homelessness and suicides. An economy based largely on scams and fraud, that leaves the vast majority of … Continue reading

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That’s just the way it is

  Divide and rule is as old as the hills. That’s just the way it is. In the wake of Trump’s surprising win over Hillary Clinton, Democrats have seized upon several explanations for the poor showing of their establishment candidate. … Continue reading

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Deep State–Über Alles

  In light of the non-stop yammering about Russian meddling in our precious democracy, it’s time to revisit the concept of an American deep state. Liberal commentators have heaped derision on the term–deep state, depicting it as Trump supporters protecting … Continue reading

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Won’t end well

  Lately, I’ve detected a certain sense of malaise among my fellow citizens. In my opinion, it’s long been apparent that this won’t end well. Take the stock market, the indicator that our elite reliably depict as proof of the … Continue reading

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