Tag Archives: Economics
Just allowing the rich to keep more of the money they make doesn’t mean they will spend any of that money they get to keep to create any new jobs. By Ted McLaughlin | The Rag Blog | February 12, … finish reading :
There is no correlation between taxes and employment
Illustration by Latuff / Marxist.com. Before the fall?Terminal Capitalism / Part 2 We take a closer look at the role natural resource limits in combination with the excesses of unregulated finance capital are playing in blocking a global economic recovery. … finish reading Roger Baker : Is Capitalism in Deep Trouble?
Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate Cemetery, London. Wait… so, Karl Marx was right?Terminal capitalism / Part 1 The doubts about the viability of capitalism as a system now extend far beyond its traditional critics. By Roger Baker | The Rag … finish reading Roger Baker : It’s Official: Karl Marx Was Right!
Image from econoclass.com. One by one: On the road todestroying public institutions In the dystopian society the rich and powerful wish to create there will be education, health care, physical security, and a sustainable and fulfilling quality of life for … finish reading Harry Targ : The Destruction of Public Institutions
Sample plutocrat: William Henry Vanderbilt (1821 – 1885). Famous quote: “The public be damned.” From Famous Person Caricatures / TradeCard.com. Inset image below: Modern day robber baron David Koch. Caricature by DonkeyHotey.The never-ending fight against the plutocrats “The issue today … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Never-Ending Fight Against the Plutocrats
Image from humanbannersf.com. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Occupy demands:Let’s radicalize our analysis ofempire, economics, ecology Rallying around a common concern about economic injustice is a beginning; understanding the structures and institutions of illegitimate authority is the next step. By … finish reading Robert Jensen : Occupy ‘Demands’: Energy, Economics, Ecology
Trickle-down depression:Productivity gains are no longer shared By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / September 12, 2011 From the end of World War II through 1979 the gains in productivity in the United States were shared between workers and … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Trickle-Down Depression
Political cartoon by Carol Simpson / Cartoon Work. The ‘free market’ myth and the suicide of the capitalist system In a capitalist society such as ours the wealth will be redistributed to the richest people unless there are some regulations … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Free Market’ Myth and the Suicide of Capitalism
Political cartoon from Progressive America Rising.Obama hits the trap running:The snare and deceptionof ‘family economics’ The trap that Obama and many Congressional Democrats constantly fall into is to act and talk as if Republicans are normal and that this is … finish reading Steve Max : The Snare and Deception of ‘Family Economics’