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Capitalist Systems and Income Inequality

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/12/2020 - 1:55am in

Focusing on class produces a new taxonomy of capitalist countries.

The Gospel of Capitalism is the Biggest Turkey of All

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 27/11/2020 - 4:47pm in

Western modernity and capitalism may be exhausting themselves, says author Eugene McCarraher. And that’s something to be thankful for.

Why 2020 Was the ‘Precarity Election’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 14/11/2020 - 8:00pm in

In 2020, both parties ignored rising precarity, which is why the country remains a house divided against itself.

Americans Didn’t Vote for Change. For Many, It Wasn’t on the Ballot

Yves here. There will be many articles trying to explain what happened to the Democrats’ blue wave. This one is close on the heels of the result, which means it reflects beliefs at or shortly after the vote, as opposed to later lines of thought. And the writers made an effort to speak to Trump […]

China Takes Step Against Securitization, Consumer Borrowing With Suspension of Ant IPO

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 8:41pm in

With its smackdown of Ant and its billionaire founder Jack Ma, China has made clear that financiers do not call the shots.

How Wiccans and Witches Mark Halloween With Reflections on Death as Well as Magic

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 31/10/2020 - 7:10pm in

A primer on Wiccans.

Revisiting the Rise of Italian Fascism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 12:55am in

The example of Mussolini suggests that fear of socialist policies played a big role in the rise of fascism.

A (Very) Short History of the Idea of Ending Poverty

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 28/10/2020 - 12:55am in

As material output increased, so to has the interest in treating poverty as a potentially solvable problem.

Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Truth

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 26/10/2020 - 7:58pm in

We can shout truth to power and it will never be heard, because truth and politics don’t stand on common ground.

Trust and Compliance with Public Health Policies in the Time of COVID-19

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 24/10/2020 - 12:55am in

Quelle surprise! Societies that trust their leaders are more willing to go along with Covid-19 restrictions.