Money in politics is the root of all problems
“Imagine if the people of the Soviet Union had never heard of communism. The ideology that dominates our lives has, for most of us, no name. Mention it in conversation and you’ll be rewarded with a shrug. Even if your listeners have heard the term before, they will struggle to define it. Neoliberalism: do you know what it is?”
Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has the left failed to come up with an alternative?
Historian Traces Laura Ingraham’s Racist Attack on Immigrants: Echoes ‘Racial Citizenship Laws That Took Root in Nazi Germany’
The host made open and chilling racist comments during her Wednesday broadcast. Fox News host Laura Ingraham went on a shocking racist tirade during the Wednesday night broadcast of her show.”The America we know and love doesn’t exist anymore. Massive demographic changes have been foisted on the Ame…
“The dysfunctions of our post-1970 moral, social, political and economic system make it incapable of dealing with climate change or inequality, arguably the two greatest challenges of our time. We are failing our children and the next generations.”
In 2002, I heard an economist characterizing this figure as containing a valuable economic insight. He wasn’t sure what the insight was. I have my own answer. The economist talked of the figu…
The root cause of all of the problems in the United States (more or less), if it had to be summed up in a few words.
1. Neo-Liberal (Reaganomics) Economic Theory (Friedrich Von Heyak, Ludwig Von Mises, Milton Friedman, Murray Rothbard, The Walter Lippman Colleqium, Mont Pelarin Society)
2. Corporate Personhood (Corporations use the world “Person” in the 14th Amendment to justify Constitutional Rights on to themselfs).