Monthly Archives: October 2018

“We Live in a Time of Radical Counter-Enlightenment” by Rainer Mausfeld

Rainer Mausfeld is a professor psychology at the University of Kiel. https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/10/21/18818378.php In the past decades, democracy was undermined in an unparalleled way. Democracy was replaced by the illusion of democracy, free public debate by the management of opinion and … Continue reading

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Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis: From Obscuristan to Absurdistan and Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy by Franz Segbers

Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis: From Obscuristan to Absurdistan by Marc Batko, 54 pp, $2.99 on Kindle Direct from Amazon. Enjoy the feast! Celebrate your independence! Please order the eBooks! https://www.amazon.com/Philosophical-Reflections-Economic-Crisis-Obscuristan-ebook/dp/B0764KFS2P/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1538923510&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=philosophical+refelctions+on+the+economic+crisis and Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy by Franz … Continue reading

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The Criminality of the Elites

The Criminality of the Elites by Fabio De Masi and Laura Wiesboeck, September 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/10/03/18817977.php The offenses of the upper classes are hardly publicized. The little are hung while the big can run. People wait in vain for strong interventions … Continue reading

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Affordable Rents? A State of Emergency Intensifies

Affordable Rents? A State of Emergency Intensifies by Werner Rugemer and others, 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/10/01/18817927.php Rents explode in cities after massive sales of public housing to brutal investors. Affordable housing is in short supply. Something must change fast. In 1987, there … Continue reading

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