Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Great Tax-Cut Experiment

to read Gerald Friedman’s “The Great Tax-Cut Experiment” from Dollars and Sense, January/February 2013, click on Comparisons with Other Countries: Americans pay a smaller proportion of total income in taxes than do people in any other advanced capitalist economy. … Continue reading

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U.S. Corporate Tax Rate Plunges To 40 Year Low Of 12.1 Percent

By Pat Garofalo on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:20 am In recent decades, corporate tax revenue has plunged, falling from about 6 percent of gross domestic product in the 1950?s to less than 2 percent today, due to a proliferation … Continue reading

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imperialism & war | legacies VIDEO: “You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know,” Noam Chomsky, June 2012, 2hr 33min author: Noam Chomsky e-mail:e-mail: [email protected]

Few people carry on the constant battle to get outside mainstream reporting. Hear Noam explain how expansion was justified as stability when Andrew Jackson seized Florida. Expansionism like exceptionalism has a long history reaching back to the founding of the … Continue reading

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Late Capitalism and Neo-Liberalism by Michel Husson, January 2012, 8pp

to read Michel Husson’s pdf essay “Late Capitalism and Neo-Liberalism,” January 2012, 8pp, click on “…the European Union is not ready to solve its institutional problems and to dare to exclude the financing of public debt from the speculative … Continue reading

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Frederick Engels on the Theoretical Development of Modern Socialism

by: Thomas Riggins November 4 2011 Engels discusses the theories of modern socialism in chapter two of part three of his book Anti-Dühring: Herr Eugen Dühring’s Revolution in Science. We are informed that socialism is a politico-economic theory based … Continue reading

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