Tag Archives: Adam Smith

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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I think therefore I am capital

By Jamie Goldrick Source: Adbusters In the worldview of the Cree, life is lived along a trail of experiences. Sharing experience with others is a result of the crossing of two life trails. Life is experienced as a tangled pattern … Continue reading

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The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy

By Michael Hudson and Chris Hedges Source: CounterPunch CHRIS HEDGES: We’re going to be discussing a great Ponzi scheme that not only defines not only the U.S. but the global economy, how we got there and where we’re going. And with me … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land

By Steven Stoll Source: Orion Magazine A chainlink fence topped with razor wire surrounds fourteen acres of thistle and grass at East Forty-First Street between Long Beach Avenue and South Alameda Street in Los Angeles. These two city blocks occupy … Continue reading

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Life in the Algorithm

By Douglas Haddow Source: Adbusters The searches we make, the news we read, the dates we go on, the advertisements we see, the products we buy and the music we listen to. The stock market. The surveillance society. The police … Continue reading

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