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Ted McLaughlin :
There is no correlation between taxes and employment

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 Ted McLaughlin :
There is no correlation between taxes and employment

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Roger Baker : Is Capitalism in Deep Trouble?

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?

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Roger Baker : It’s Official: Karl Marx Was Right!

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!

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Harry Targ : The Destruction of Public Institutions

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

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Ted McLaughlin : The Never-Ending Fight Against the Plutocrats

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

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BOOKS / Roger Baker : Gar Alperovitz’s ‘America Beyond Capitalism’

Seeking democratic alternatives:Gar Alperovitz’s America Beyond Capitalism By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / February 2, 2012 Historian and political economist Gar Alperovitz, author of America Beyond Capitalism, will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, Feb. 3, … finish reading BOOKS / Roger Baker : Gar Alperovitz’s ‘America Beyond Capitalism’

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Rag Radio : We Interview Nonviolent Activist Val Liveoak and Author Robert H. Frank

Nonviolent Activist Val Liveoak of Peacekeeping en Las Americason Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here: Also listen to New York Times Columnist Robert H. Frank,Author of The Darwin Economy, on Rag Radio, here: (Texas Music Hall of … finish reading Rag Radio : We Interview Nonviolent Activist Val Liveoak and Author Robert H. Frank

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Robert Jensen : Occupy ‘Demands’: Energy, Economics, Ecology

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

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Ted McLaughlin : Trickle-Down Depression

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

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Carl Davidson : Why Neoliberals Have Trouble Telling the Truth

Newt on Fox. Image from Keep on Keepin’ On. Media wars and manufacturing consent: Getting people to vote against themselves Why neoliberals have trouble telling the truth. By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / August 31, 2011 The Rag … finish reading Carl Davidson : Why Neoliberals Have Trouble Telling the Truth

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Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Free Market’ Myth and the Suicide of Capitalism

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

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Steve Max : The Snare and Deception of ‘Family Economics’

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’

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