Social policy

Questioning Innovation

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:34pm in

Why innovation isn't necessarily a good thing.

The Debt Delusion

A short take on John Week's new book, The Debt Delusion, and why it matters.

What This Election Proves Is the Need for Epoch Making Change

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 02/12/2019 - 7:28pm in

The upcoming UK election will usher in major change. But will it be change that benefits ordinary people?

Warren’s Plan to Address White Nationalism is an Expression of Neoliberalism: We Can Do Better

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 28/11/2019 - 6:51am in


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Last week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released her plan to address white nationalism as part of her Democratic primary campaign. The recent spate of terror attacks accompanied by a manifesto or video expressing commitment to . . .

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Are Evidence-Based Decisions Impossible in Politics?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 25/11/2019 - 8:49pm in

How human psychology and institutional incentives undermine making good decisions in the political arena, and what can be done about that.

How Neoliberal Thinkers Spawned Monsters They Never Imagined

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/11/2019 - 1:55am in

Neoliberal economics rests on a retrograde vision of society.

Why Aren’t Americans Rising Up Like the People of Chile and Lebanon?

Americans are not big on protests, and people abroad are perplexed

Millennials’ Health Deteriorating, Projected Mortality Rates Higher Than GenX; “Deaths of Despair” a Major Culprit

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 14/11/2019 - 9:10pm in

A sobering picture of the health outlook for Millennials.

How the Fed Boosts the 1%: Even the Upper Middle Class Loses Share of Household Wealth to the 1%. Bottom Half Gets Screwed

It is bizarre to see the Fed present data showing the Gilded Age level of wealth accumulation by the 1% as if that were a badge of honor.