Category Archives: Neoliberalism

Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World’s Population

By Paul Buchheit Source: CommonDreams Last year it was 8 men, then down to 6, and now almost 5. While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with our wealth, and the plague of inequality continues to grow. An analysis of 2016 data found that the … Continue reading

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America’s Oligarchs Will Control 70% Of National Wealth By 2021

By Whitney Webb Source: AntiMedia America’s rich just won’t quit getting richer, according to a new study released in mid-June by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm. The study, which seeks to analyze the global wealth … Continue reading

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Godzilla Amazon: The Amount of Power in Jeff Bezos’ Hands Should Frighten All Americans

Amazon very effectively uses technology and data to sidestep traditional restrictions on monopoly power. By Matt Stoller Source: AlterNet To understand the depth and breadth of Jeff Bezos’ ambitions for the company he built, type www.relentless.com into your browser. The domain Bezos … Continue reading

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The Crisis of US Imperial Governance and the Struggle for a New World

By Danny Haiphong Source: Black Agenda Report “Economic crisis at home and endless war abroad has placed finance and monopoly capital in political disarray.” When I was here last year, I spoke a lot about ideology and how the struggle … Continue reading

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Corbyn Teaches Us to Embrace the Change We Need

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Source: The Unz Review The shocking election result in the United Kingdom – the Conservatives losing their majority and the creation of a hung Parliament; and Jeremy Corbyn being more successful than any recent … Continue reading

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Oligarchs Succeed! Only the People Suffer!

By James Petra Source: The Fourth Media On a scale not seen since the ‘great’ world depression of the 1930’s, the US political system is experiencing sharp political attacks, divisions and power grabs. Executive firings, congressional investigations, demands for impeachment, … Continue reading

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Luddism and Economic Ideology

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Smithsonian Magazine has a very good feature on the Luddites, well worth a read. There are many elements you just don’t read in many economic histories; for example, the 40-hour work week was not brought down … Continue reading

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Life-Hacks of the Poor and Aimless

On negotiating the false idols of neoliberal self-care By Laurie Penny Source: The Baffler Late capitalism is like your love life: it looks a lot less bleak through an Instagram filter. The slow collapse of the social contract is the … Continue reading

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