Myopic insistence on discussing the symptoms rather than the disease cannot lead to solutions guaranteeing healthy growth in the long term.
“The only a priori is the objective situation of class exploitation.”
The president must concentrate on the abject policital cliff rather than the relatively innocuous fiscal cliff.
The world’s epicenter of capitalism is the United States, and its reach/power/influence circumnavigates the globe. The elites of the capitalist class are no longer tied to territoriality or driven by national competition.
If structural shifts cause good jobs to decline even while educational attainment shoots up — which is our present reality — inequality and poverty will still grow.
Do conservatives and liberals in the US converge ideologically on matters of economic fairness?
“Treating distortions as categorically good or bad is simply untenable in any given ideology — especially the laissez-faire one — and also has the unfortunate additional quality of making absolutely no sense.”
Thanks to President Reagan’s lesson to the country in Starving the Beast 101, we have documented proof of the horrific economic dislocations associated with Supply-side economics.
Rocky Anderson’s obstacles to the presidency are worth overcoming, but he can’t do it alone.