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Round Pills

First off, I apologize for never getting around to correcting the spelling of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s name in the last blog I posted. The summer got busy and I lost track. 1,047 more words

Where is a Middle-class Candidate?

The Republicans have 16 announced presidential candidates while the Democrats have five most of the candidates in both parties proclaim that they want to improve America’s middle class. 537 more words


"Video Killed the Radio Star" & Corporate-Capitalism is Killing Free-Enterprise!

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Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate…

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Political/Social Issues

Greece: The Muscle of Corporate Capitalism

We Are All Greeks Now http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/we_are_all_greeks_now_20150712/ Posted on Jul 12, 2015 By Chris Hedges A demonstrator waves a Greek flag during an anti-austerity rally in central Athens on Friday. 41 more words


Corporate-Capitalism: Next to Religion, the Ultimate "Opiate of the Masses!"

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Work, buy, consume, ad infinitum, and then drop dead from exhaustion and depression: the Merican existence, the Merican nightmare:

Constant Cravings

By freefall…

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Political/Social Issues

if i were a big clever capitalist ...

I wasn’t sure whether to say “big bad”, “big diabolical” or “big disingenuous” …

In the end, I’ve settled for “clever”.  It’s fairly neutral.  I could’ve chosen “ingenious” too.   1,146 more words

Thinking Time

I have a new blogging project ahead of me . . . .

I have decided on a new project: I am going to read Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations. I am inspired to do this by the knowledge that I know very little about a thinker who is portrayed as the godfather of the global economy (i.e., the modern world), a construct whose structures, inequalities and dominant ideologies I find troubling. 359 more words