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How ‘Queer Eye’ Upholds Liberal Economic Fantasies

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 15/01/2022 - 10:36pm in

The popular show focuses on America's economic victims, offering help only elites enjoy while avoiding critiques of gross inequality.

Our Rolling Civil War

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 14/01/2022 - 10:36pm in

The institutional left has abandoned leadership of a nascent civil war to the institutional right.

20 Years and 4 Presidents Later and Gitmo Still Not Closed

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 12/01/2022 - 10:53pm in

Human rights groups call on Biden to keep his campaign promise to close the Guantánamo Bay detention center.

Charity Shops: Why They Beat the Rest of the High Street as a Retail Experience

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 09/01/2022 - 10:25pm in

On the pleasures and virtues of shopping at charity shops.

Classicalism and Revolution

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 08/01/2022 - 8:20pm in

Musing about classicism and revolution in economics and the arts.

Michael Hudson: On Debt Parasites

Michael Hudson's favorite theme: why debt cancellation was a regular practice in ancient societies and what happens now that we've rejected it

Our Ancestors Worked Less and Had Better Lives. What Are We Doing Wrong?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/01/2022 - 8:22pm in

In an age of both untold prosperity and existential crisis, it’s time to rethink work

Is the Doom of Humanity Really Inevitable? Maybe Not.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/01/2022 - 8:17pm in

David Graeber and David Wengrow contend early humanity featured experiments in living that have much to teach us.

Calling Trump ‘Just a Warm-Up Act,’ Professor Warns of Democratic Collapse in US

Why it is a little too pat to blame the right for the sorry state of democratic processes in the US.

‘Degrowth’ Isn’t Just About the Economy. It’s About Culture.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 31/12/2021 - 8:41pm in

What would it take for the idea of degrowth as a response to climate change to get traction?