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Neoliberal Austerity Doctrine Leads to Deeper Crisis by Atila Kilic

Neoliberal Austerity Doctrine Leads to Deeper Crisis by Atila Kilic, 11/8/2013 http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/05/22/18799637.php A high state share in the economy, developed social states, and readiness to intervene actively and anti-cyclically prevent falling into a depression. In neoclassicism, high public indebtedness was … Continue reading

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Become a Solidarity Person by Ulrich Duchrow

Become a Solidarity Person by Ulrich Duchrow, April 2006 http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/05/15/18799425.php The majority of the world’s population doesn’t want to know anything about globalized neoliberal capitalism anymore. Many millions are dying in its consequences. Every five seconds a child dies of … Continue reading

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A Generation is Lost by Donna Hahn

A Generation is Lost by Donna Hahn, 4/20/2017 http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/05/12/18799353.php Thousands upon thousands of researchers demonstrate for the freedom of science and research funding. Public policy isn’t a wrecking ball or a sledgehammer. Democracy is different than following autocratic orders without … Continue reading

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E-Book “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” only $3.99 until June 4

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/627516 coupon code PU68W This is a 159-page eBook with Austrian, Swiss, Polish and German critical economists. Mainstream trickle-down economics is helpless in reversing exploding inequality or precarious work. Enjoy the feast! Celebrate your independence! A Future-Friendly Economics is Possible … Continue reading

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Capitalism in the Faith Crisis

Capitalism in the Faith Crisis by Franz Segbers, 2010 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2017/05/295339.php Trust in the “invisible hand” is a religious exercise ensuring a rule over people that is destructive and deadly. Capital and its multiplication claim an all-determining authority in the religion … Continue reading

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Trump’s “Greatest Tax Reform of History” – A Windfall for Millionaires and Corporations by Conrad Schuhler

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/05/05/18799176.php Under the Trumpian tax reform, the corporate tax rate could fall from 35 to 15%. The drastic reduction of the corporate tax rate will lead to lower tax revenues of $2 trillion in 10 years. The commentary of the … Continue reading

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Competition Ideology and Power Reality by Heinz-J. Bontrup

Competition Ideology and Power Reality by Heinz-J. Bontrup https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/05/01/18799000.php Competition cannot be an end-in-itself. Uncontrolled private power leads to misuse.Uncontrolled competition increasingly destroys itself through concentration and centralization processes and does not guarantee any optimal economic and social development. People … Continue reading

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The Missile Attack Ordered by Trump is a Serious Crime

The Missile Attack Ordered by Trump is a Serious Crime by Dieter Deiseroth, Michael Lueders, Albrecht Mueller and Ralph Hartmann http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/04/434637.shtml Assad’s regime defends itself against an international alliance that seeks his overthrow in violation of international law. Whoever wants … Continue reading

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Trumponomics: Failure is Pre-Programmed by Rudolf Hickel

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/04/434620.shtml Macro-economic and ecological connections are simply ignored with the concentration on short-term profit. The planned reduction of corporate taxes from the current 35% to 15 or 20% recalls the Laffer-curve as the basis of Reagan’s fiscal policy error. Additional … Continue reading

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Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy by Franz Segbers

Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy by Franz Segbers http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/04/434586.shtml The state should represent the public interest and yet private or special interests are in the driver’s seat with privatization, deregulation and liberalized markets. Trump’s proposed 2018 budget is a sledgehammer … Continue reading

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