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#1 problem with economies that put severe restrictions on markets (price controls on basic goods, currency controls) -…
Tom Johnson: Analyzing the failures of Syriza
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Lary Fuku: Analyzing the failures of Syriza
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Kelvin Yearwood: Taking Stock
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Lary Fuku: Taking Stock
Tyler, you didn't take power in US, but you did in Venezuela... How did that turn out?
Lary Fuku: Democracy vs. Markets
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Michael Albert: Practical Utopia
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Tomislav B: Practical Utopia
Hi Michael, Could you provide an excerpt, or the outline? Is there a vendor…
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John Vincent: Press Gang
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Ho Chi Minh was supposed to row his canoe into Santa Monica Bay and conquer the United States. Right?
Kelvin Yearwood: Press Gang
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Philip Mayall: Press Gang
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John Vincent: Press Gang
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James: Democracy vs. Markets
I agree John, and I think that is exactoy why this discussion re markets has to exist, so ideas,…
John Vincent: Democracy vs. Markets
Of course, discussing economic vision is important, as is highlighting the ills of our current neoliberal market system, but discussions…
James: Democracy vs. Markets
I think this essay is really just about markets John, and their debilitating effects, often ignored in visionary discussions, not…
John Vincent: Democracy vs. Markets
In order to achieve an alternative participatory economic system, in the long run, won’t it by necessity be an uphill…
Michael: Remembering a Priest and a Voice for Palestine
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haps Ezine.It usually is best towards recommend an item to someone you're confident you know than to offer to some…
gforgo OLIVIER: Happy New Year 2017
Increase entertainment your discount package but limitation the limit to 50 or maybe below. 3.Failing to make sure you clearly…
James: Democracy vs. Markets
A most necessary essay. While Albert and Hahnel have written re markets many times, this discussion needs to be had…
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Tom Johnson: Building a movement
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maryellen: Democracy vs. Markets
Thanks so much- i found this an especially helpful history and explanation of markets, neoliberalism and the challenges we face…
T. Davis: Five Men Own Almost Half
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george patterson: Climate Withdrawal an Impeachable Offense
Donald J Trump is guilty of crimes against humanity through his withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement and his…
Michael: Five Men Own Almost Half
No profound comments, just a thank you. I have read many articles like this, each time still…
Hatuey: Sit, Type and Bleed
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Paul D: We’ll never believe them again
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Kelvin Yearwood: “For the Many, Not the Few”
... but the mobilisation of the youth vote by Corbyn at al was unprecedented. And a generrally conservative British Muslim…
Kelvin Yearwood: “For the Many, Not the Few”
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(I hate it when I make typos in a note like the one I just wrote. 2nd paragraph "adult…
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