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To Avoid a Collapse Means Restoring Glass-Steagall (Without the Green New Deal)
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To Avoid a Collapse Means Restoring Glass-Steagall (Without the Green New Deal)
August 7, 2019

With the recent discussion of the collapse of the western system of banking (and neo-liberal ‘post-truth’ values more generally) a serious overview of the post-WWII stripping down of nation states is in order.

Wall Street Wants Dems to Nominate Anyone but Sanders, Warren or Gabbard
June 22, 2019

The likeliest four to win the nomination seem to be Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, and Warren. Those are the four contenders from whom the winner will likely be chosen by the time the South Carolina primary becomes decided.

Wall Street Wants Dems to Nominate Anyone but Sanders, Warren or Gabbard
World
Wall Street, Banks and Angry Citizens
Editor's Сhoice
Wall Street, Banks and Angry Citizens
December 31, 2018

As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, not just here but across the planet. If the global economy really is booming, why are leaders and their parties around the world continuing to get booted out of office in such a sweeping fashion?

Washington’s Bloated Big Engine That Can’t – Why the Shutdown Threat Matters
January 22, 2018

We have been here before—-in the blow-off stage of a stock market mania that is being driven by nothing more than momentum. Speculators and robo-machines alike are buying the market solely because it is going up (almost) every day.

Washington’s Bloated Big Engine That Can’t – Why the Shutdown Threat Matters
Editor's Сhoice
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How the US Aristocracy Deceive the US Public
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How the US Aristocracy Deceive the US Public
October 31, 2017

Trump came to power promising opposition against the US aristocracy; but, instead, he’s on the attack against Obama’s least-bad policies, while trying to out-do Obama’s worst policies.

Oligarchy in America
April 3, 2017

In democracies, the demos, the people, rule; not social or economic elites.  This was the understanding of philosophers in Athens twenty-five centuries ago, and it remained the consensus view well into the modern era.

Oligarchy in America
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Can Trump Fix The Economy In 2017?
World
Can Trump Fix The Economy In 2017?
January 3, 2017

The Western world and that part of the world that partakes of Western explanations live in a fictional world. We see this everywhere we look — in the alleged machinations of Russia to elect Donald Trump president of the US, in claims that Saddam Hussein and his (nonexistent) weapons of mass destruction were a threat to the United States…

The Great Goldman Sachs-Trump Con Job
December 24, 2016

During the 2016 Republican Primary Campaign which was one of the most immature, intellectually insubstantial and vicious in the history of American politics – devoid of ideas and policies but heavy on petty playground name calling – Florida Senator Marco Rubio ripped into Donald Trump and implored his fellow Republicans: «What we are dealing with here, my friends, is a con artist. First of all, he runs on this idea that he is fighting for the little guy. But he has spent his entire career sticking it to the little guy»…

The Great Goldman Sachs-Trump Con Job
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