It’s time to quit coddling capital.
|By: Anti-Capitalist Meetup Monday May 27, 2013 2:35 pm|
Bhaskar Sunkara’s recent essay in The Nation, Letter to ‘The Nation’ From a Young Radical, argues persuasively that American liberalism is “practically ineffective and analytically inadequate” to the twin political tasks of mobilizing supporters and generating policy.
|By: masaccio Sunday September 9, 2012 11:15 am|
Why would you want to be governed by Wall Street thugs managing trillions of dollars owned by tax-avoiding corporations, drug cartels, Saudi oil princes, secretive Taiwanese billionaires, and Russian mafia types?
|By: Phoenix Woman Thursday March 15, 2012 11:05 am|
I learned two useful things that are central to American life today, yet which I have never once heard stated on the radio or TV or read in a newspaper: I learned about the labor shortage that fueled the 150-year period of rising wages in the United States, and I learned about the fact that corporations used to pay a lot more in corporate taxes, especially as an overall percentage of American tax revenues, than they do now.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 17, 2011 8:00 pm|
Jonathan Gruber, the economist who was a paid top adviser to the Obama administration on health care reform but didn’t disclosed the fact in media interviews at the time, continues his tradition of defending the Affordable Care Act with his special brand of half truths, distortions, extreme hyperbole and logically incoherent statements.
|By: masaccio Sunday June 12, 2011 10:40 am|
Conservatives loathe Keynes, but they have no answer to the inexorable logic of his book. That makes them push their idiot theories even harder. That will be great for the rich, and screw the rest of us.