Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century teaches an economics we can all understand and applaud.
|By: masaccio Sunday December 23, 2012 11:00 am|
The problem is that the demands of conservatives are out of control. They utterly reject the power of the mind to reason to a plausible understanding of moral values and their application to complex circumstances. Conservatives only use reason to extend by remorseless logic the demands of their primal moral feelings. They do not see that their views, when pushed to their logical limits, are incoherent.
The Newtown murders are a perfect demonstration of that incoherence.
|By: masaccio Thursday October 18, 2012 5:00 pm|
How can we protect ourselves from Oligarchy when every institution has been perverted to serve only their interests?
|By: masaccio Sunday January 9, 2011 10:30 am|
The era of liberalism as a philosophy of government is over. The Democratic Party endorses this message.
|By: masaccio Sunday April 25, 2010 10:30 am|
The economists who prescribed the policies of the last 30 years are abject failures who caused massive immiseration of their fellow citizens. The Obama team is trying to find bandaids. They should be looking to first principles for guidance, rather than shoring up the unfair system that damaged so many of us.