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A Comment On The ’08 Bailouts

 (ON THE NEED TO ATTACH STRINGS) BACKGROUND: Since the fall of ’08, there has been a well-meaning yet very mis-led […]

The REAL Third Rail In American Politics

  OPENING REMARKS: The American reluctance to embrace mass transit in the form of public, high-speed, mag-lev rail-lines (PHMR) is […]

Neoliberalism Defined

The ideology / movement that goes by the name “Neoliberalism” is characterized by 10 telling features.  It thrives within the […]

The Sophistry of Free Market Fundamentalism

Neoliberal ideology (i.e. free market fundamentalism) invokes ersatz-principles that are covertly pernicious and blatantly duplicitous.  The ideology is based on […]

14 Myths of Neoliberal Ideology

1  Marginal progressive taxation fetters innovation.  That is, taxing high incomes at a higher rate (marginally) than lower incomes somehow […]

Neoliberal Newspeak II

    OVERVIEW: Additional ways to deconstruct Neoliberal Newspeak involve exposing the ersatz virtues that are often touted in right-wing […]

Neoliberal Newspeak

INTRODUCTION: Reciting the right-wing catechism is nothing new for right-wing politicians and political pundits.  Scripted talking points are designed to […]

The Non-Millerite Pro-Millerites

Charles and David Koch are not unintelligent; they both received engineering degrees from M.I.T.  They are neither uninformed nor credulous.  […]

The New Feudalism

A TALE OF TWO AMERICAS INTRODUCTION: Elsewhere, I have discussed the (absurd) notion that there is some necessary correlation between […]

Corporatism In A Nutshell

Corporatism can be defined as State-corporate collusion.  In other words, it is the process by which politicians within government collude […]

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