The destruction of the middle class

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Michael Hudson: America’s Neoliberal Financialization Policy vs. China’s Industrial Socialism

Further discussion of the American and Chinese economic models, focusing on financialization as a central distinction.

Pricey Learning Pods Are Now Helping Vulnerable Students. Will the Trend Survive the Pandemic?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/04/2021 - 8:50pm in

A case study of the "innovation" of learning pods, and why they are being promoted as an alternative to remote instruction.

Why Work at Home Is Not Likely to Thrive After the Covid Era

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 8:23pm in

Despite its popularity, expect work at home to be reined in when we reach life after Covid.

Lessons from the First New Deal for the Next One

Whether it is called “Build Back Better” or a Green New Deal, it is imperative to reject the false dichotomy of “jobs against climate.”

UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright on the Post-COVID World Economy: Out of the Frying Pan… Into the Fire?

Kozul-Wright warns that for a sustainable Covid-19 recovery, it is key to abandon policies that concentrate economic power and wealth

What is the Bullshit Economy?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 13/04/2021 - 7:00pm in

Establishing some first principles of the bullshit economy.

Mitch McConnell to U.S. Business: Stay Out of Politics – But Keep Those Contributions Coming

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/04/2021 - 11:55pm in

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tells U.S. business: stay out of politics, but keep those campaign contributions coming.