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The language of control

  In a recent interview Matt Stoller confirmed something that I long suspected. Stoller, the author of Goliath: The 100 Year war between Monopoly Power and Democracy, describes economics as the language of the aristocracy,¬†or oligarchy, if you will. He … Continue reading

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Open for Business

  Neoliberalism has trumped our democratic values and institutions by substituting a cost-benefit and efficiency rational. Political discourse is framed only in entrepreneurial terms where the management of a market-economy confers a government the legitimacy to carry out domestic and … Continue reading

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Crisis in Democracy

Our elite are busy consolidating the gains from their 30 year embrace of neoliberalism while deploying their bought and paid for government to make certain there’s nothing we can do about it. In a perverse bit of projection they describe … Continue reading

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