Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: capitalism

Capitalism in America: The coming crisis

In the Trump era, we are being told that deficits don’t matter—and neither, of course, do the facts.

Blaming ‘flawed and sexist’ capitalist system, Oxfam report finds 2,153 billionaires...

“Our broken economies are lining the pockets of billionaires and big business at the expense of ordinary men and women. No wonder people are starting to question whether billionaires should even exist.”

Why billionaires don’t really like capitalism

Capitalism doesn’t work well with monopolies, insider-trading, political payoffs, fraud, and large amounts of inherited wealth.

Socialism, Capitalism, Or …?

Can we create socialism within capitalism, or capitalism within socialism?

To tackle ills of ‘unfettered capitalism,’ Sanders plan would give workers...

Taking aim at the vast inequities produced by America's business-dominated economic system, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday unveiled a far-reaching proposal that would roll...

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with...

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

Let House scrutiny re-brand Trump: Worst of the worst of crony...

If Trump is not made stand-in for heartless Robber Barons, progressives will have squandered our greatest opportunity to name this era: Trump’s Age of Corruption.

Mother Earth vs. capitalism, private property & rapture fundamentalists

The great insight from the last century or so: imperial powers profit more from exploiting natural resources than bashing foreign heads.

After neoliberalism

For the past 40 years, the United States and other advanced economies have been pursuing a free-market agenda of low taxes, deregulation, and cuts to social programs. There can no longer be any doubt that this approach has failed spectacularly.

Tired of spending money on the things you need? Then try...

After all, for thousands of years, the indigenous people of the land Detroit now sits on engaged in freely giving what was needed to others. The practice is ancient.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."