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Robert Jensen : The Plow and the iPhone

Free market Egyptian plow, circa 1200 BC. Image from Wikimedia Commons.The plow and the iPhone: Conservative fantasies aboutthe miracles of the market As is often the case in faith-based systems, reconciling doctrine to the facts of history can be tricky. … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Plow and the iPhone

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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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Harry Targ : The 2010 Elections and the Battle of Ideas

Image from UCAN.Assessing the 2010 elections:Towards building a progressive majority First, we need to communicate the basic proposition that the free marketers’ ideas do not make sense. By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / November 11, 2010 “Well, the … finish reading Harry Targ : The 2010 Elections and the Battle of Ideas

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Naomi Klein : Chile and the Free-Market Fundamentalists

Salvador Allende, Chile’s democratically-elected socialist president, removed in a U.S.-backed coup in 1973. Photo from Jaume d’Urgell / Flickr.Credit where credit is due:Chile’s socialist rebar After the coup and the death of Allende, Pinochet and his Chicago Boys did their … finish reading Naomi Klein : Chile and the Free-Market Fundamentalists

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BBC Poll on Capitalism : Where’s the Love?

Global survey on free market capitalism:Majority say fix it or ditch it By James Robbins / November 9, 2009 Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a new BBC poll has found widespread dissatisfaction with free-market capitalism. In … finish reading BBC Poll on Capitalism : Where’s the Love?

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Towards Market Fascism : America’s Political Cannibalism

Even got too hot for John: McCain takes the microphone from a woman at a rally Friday in Lakeville, Minn., after she said: “I don’t trust Obama. … He’s an Arab.” Photo by Jime Mone / AP. This should be … finish reading Towards Market Fascism : America’s Political Cannibalism

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