Category: Economics

Rob Urie: China Isn’t the Problem, Neoliberalism Is

Beginning in the 1970s, the American political class made decisions at the behest of business interests and oligarchs to restructure the U.S. economy in ways intended to shift the balance of political and economic power towards capital

John Scales Avery: Ecology And Economics

Humanity has reached a critical decade

Jake Alimahomed-Wilson: Amazonification Is the Future of Capitalism

Interview with Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, coeditor of The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon in the Global Economy

CJ Polychroniou: Is Neoliberalism Dying?

A Structuralist Approach To Predatory Global Capitalism And The Challenge of Reform

Paul Buchheit: The Boundless Advantages of the Welfare State—for the Rich

Robbing the rest of us blind, wealthy Americans benefit from a wide array of tax breaks and government subsidies that are hidden behind the constant Republican blather about entitlements for the poor

Vijay Prashad: Neoliberalism Was Born in Chile; Neoliberalism Will Die in Chile

As a member of the Communist Party of Chile since 1993, Jadue is on a mission to reverse the course of Chile’s long experiment with neoliberalism

Rebecca Gordon: Rethinking Employment in the Biden-Harris Era

One of the lies capitalism tells us is that we should be grateful for our jobs and should think of those who make a profit from our labor not as exploiters but as “job creators.”

Rod Driver: Bloodsucker Capitalism

How Big Companies Extract Wealth From Everyone Else

Rod Driver: There is No Such Thing as a Free Market

The mainstream media’s use of the term ‘free markets’ is propaganda

Andrew J. Bacevich: Beyond Donald Trump

When Poisons Curdle

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