Category: Economics

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Thomas Klikauer: The Risk of Capitalism

Lloyds is an organization generally not exposed to the danger of harboring socialist or radical environmentalist thoughts. Yet, its factual evidence contradicts virtually all key elements of neoliberalism’s belief system

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Robert Pollin: Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Is a Vital Beginning for a New New Deal

This reliance on big pocketed financiers will be a continuing obstacle to truly reorienting finance to serve society

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Sam Pizzigati: Fun and Games at GameStop

Amid a rising billionaire tide, could a blip help change our national economic conversation?

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Richard D. Wolff: The U.S. Economy Excels at One Thing: Producing Massive Inequality

Deepening U.S. inequality flows directly from this capitalist organization of production—its class system

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Dean Baker: Trump Crazy and Intellectual Crazy

Structuring patents and copyrights in ways that redistribute an enormous amount of income to people with skills in math and science was a policy choice. It was not the blind path of technology

Pete Dolack: Private sector is “efficient” only at extracting money from public

There is nothing that capitalists won’t grab if they see a possibility to score a profit. Not even the most basic needs for human life, such as water, are exempt

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Thomas Klikauer: How Austerity Is Re-Shaping Work Regimes

In the period since 2010, when Austerity mania took over government policies fuelled by media calls to balance the books, the capital-media alliance has been a winning ticket

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Lee Camp: Unemployment Skyrocketing? An Evolved Society Would Celebrate.

Why do we still pretend crap jobs give our lives meaning?

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Paul Buchheit: Inequality Gone Viral: The Obscene Numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation

Colin Todhunter: Land Dispossession and Imperialism Repackaged as ‘Feeding the World’

Those farmers who survive the profiteering strategies of dispossession and imperialism are to become incorporated into a system of contract farming dictated by global agri-food giants

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