Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: Sheldon Wolin

The Intellectuals We Abandon

"One of the many cruelties of corporate capitalism is that it has abandoned the poor and, among them, the gifted intellectuals I teach."

Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism

“Economics dominates politics—and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.” Sheldon Wolin discusses the terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism” with Chris Hedges.

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The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

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Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

China will decide the outcome of Russia v. the West

Is Putin the face of the future or the final gasp of the past?