Free markets and their discontents

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Even Credentialed Young People Pessimistic About Their Futures

The fact that even well-placed young people are insecure and pessimistic is further proof of the impact of inequality and rentierism.

The Corporate Food Takeover

Corporate ownership in many sectors of food production has risen and is set to increase further. Another rentier program well underway.

The COVID-19 Catastrophe in India Keeps Growing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 24/04/2021 - 5:40pm in

The Covid nightmare in India won't end soon. Yet the West, despite self-interested reasons for reducing the contagion, is standing pat.

From an Un-Caring Economy to a Caring Economy: The Tax Justice Network Podcast, April 2021

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 24/04/2021 - 5:09pm in

"Caring economy" sounds awfully soft and fuzzy. However, it may finally be time to reject utlitarian views of how we organize our resources.

Money Alone Can’t Fix Central America – or Stop Migration to US

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 23/04/2021 - 11:55pm in

The US has played a big role in creating near or actual failed states in Central America. Are we capable of improving conditions?

Privacy Champions Urge Passage of ‘Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale’ Act

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 22/04/2021 - 5:44pm in

Anti-Big-Tech sentiment has hit the point where it's not crazy to hope for some recovery of digital privacy.

Another False Start in Africa Sold with Gates Foundation Green Revolution Myths

The Gates-Foundation-promoted Green Revolution has proven harmful and also crowded out safer and effective ecological agriculture projects

Welcome to the Age of Hysteria

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 17/04/2021 - 6:21pm in

Hysteria was removed from the DSM as a disorder in the 1980s, apparenlty making it safe as the business model of the neoliberal age.

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.

Experts Lay Out Their Case Against Carbon Pricing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 11:55pm in

Climate change policy advocates have turned against market approcaches like carbon offsets, which have clearly failed. But what next?