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Chomsky: It’s the Corporations, Stupid

There is a fascinating article over at the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s web publication, ineteconomics.org. In it, Lynn Parramore interviews the remarkable Noam Chomsky, linguist, scientist, and activist. Among the many things that Professor Chomsky says is that the real villain in the 2016 election may not have been so much Russia as the…

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Gigs And Slaves

Powerful piece over at truthout, ‘The Gig Economy’ Is the New Term for Serfdom by Chris Hedges. In it, the Pulitzer Prize winning Hedges argues that the so-called Gig Economy is just another means by which capitalism, and capitalists, exploit the rest of us. He looks at Lyft and Uber and other such companies to…

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Something Other Than Capitalism?

Interesting article this week on DailyKos, We need an economic system that makes Bill Gates and the Koch Brothers impossible by Egberto Willies. In it, Willies argues that the meritocracy that we are told exists under capitalism is largely a myth. The really big fortunes come to people who either inherit them (like the Koch…

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