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I think it matters a great deal more who stands with, and behind, the person in the Oval Office.

In 2000, George W. 450 more words

Politics

Exodus: A Review

I knew that I liked what Melville House Publishing was doing. They publish David Graeber’s awesome books like The Utopia of Rules and manfully decided to publish (dropping everything else) the  250 more words

Book Reviews

By CHRIS LEHMANN | The Baffler

By any reasonable measure, the neoliberal dream lies in tatters. In 2008 poorly regulated financial markets yielded a world-historic financial collapse. 7,009 more words

Capitalism

The crisis in homecare

By civilised standards people living longer should be something to celebrate. But in the twisted logic of neoliberalism it is regarded instead as a burden – a “demographic time-bomb”. 512 more words

Comment

Speculators circling Puerto Rico latest mode of colonialism

Puerto Rico’s governor may have said the commonwealth’s debt is unpayable, but that doesn’t mean Puerto Ricans aren’t going to pay for it. Vulture capitalists are circling the island, ready to extract still more wealth from the impoverished island. 1,792 more words

Economics

Danny Nicol: Constitutional Implications of Jeremy Corbyn

The popularity of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership election raises intriguing constitutional questions. Irrespective of whether Corbyn becomes leader, what would be the impact on our system of governance of a shift to the left in the Labour Party? 901 more words

Modern Family's Phil Dunphy: Genuine Political Criticism with a Smile

The most chaotic example of American political consciousness I have recently witnessed can be found in the most banal of places; the 142nd episode of the popular sitcom ‘Modern Family’, an episode adequately titled “Patriot Games”. 1,265 more words

Capitalism