‘Murica 2014…(not “literally” Ferguson edition)

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 1:30 am

Delightful, nothing like an abhorrent technicality to help the wealthy stay in their bubble. This, after all, was a close one.


FDL Member Town Hall with Alan Grayson Next Wednesday, 6/1

By: Friday May 27, 2011 11:46 am

Rep. Grayson will be offering a presentation on how the mal-distribution of income and wealth have caused the chronic federal deficit, which has led to a series of bubbles, crashes, and other structural economic problems. He will also address how progressive action is necessary in order to fix the problem.

If you’re not an FDL member, and you’d like to join, you can do that here.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Ha-Joon Chang, 23 Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism

By: Sunday April 24, 2011 1:59 pm

What makes Ha-Joon Chang’s new book, 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism, such a joy to read, is not the challenge it poses to the bad economics that undergirds global finance, though it does precisely that. Just as Thomas did nearly 40 years ago, Chang’s book succeeds, fundamentally, because it challenges the dead language that is used to market as progress our growing political discontent.

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