Author Archives: Marc

Changing Consciousness: New Paradigms Needed!

Unlike a chair, an idea can be shared by a whole people! How exciting to be living in a time crying for alternative economics, reduced working hours, shriveling the financial sector, expanding the public sector, becoming cloud- workers, translators, editors, … Continue reading

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Trump is More than “Silly Tricks”

Trump is More than “Silly Tricks” by Daniel Tanuro, March 1, 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/18/18803696.php Trump will run the US as a big business. Trump did not come out of nowhere. Trumpism is an expression of a reactionary revolt of the petty-bourgeois … Continue reading

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The Democrats must draft an alternative tax bill!

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/10/05/lets-talk-about-what-we-really-want-tax-reform Do we live in the Humpty Dumpty world – where words mean what he says they mean? The Republican $4.2 trillion tax bill is sadism, greed, and chaos. Trillions are cut from Medicaid and Medicare; savage cuts are made … Continue reading

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The Fairy-tale of the End of the Financial Crisis by David Stein

The Fairy-tale of the End of the Financial Crisis by David Stein, June 1, 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/09/18803518.php Between 2008 and 2010, the EU Commission approved state aid of 4.3 trillion euros. The potential crisis of the global economy has grown and … Continue reading

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State Indebtedness as a Power Strategy by Mohssen Massarrat

State Indebtedness as a Power Strategy by Mohssen Massarrat 9/27/2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/04/18803447.php Contracting debts exploded under neoliberalism since the 1980s – unlike the state debts in the Keynesian era from the 1950s to the 1970s – and produced a structural debt … Continue reading

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Alternative Economics and Philosophical Reflections

I’m in a great euphoria with two books available from Amazon Kindle in 72 hours. You can order the two eBooks “Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis” ($3.99) and “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” ($3.99) from amazon.com. You can download their … Continue reading

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Facing a Possible State of Emergency by Peter Schaar

Facing a Possible State of Emergency by Peter Schaar, 9/27/2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/02/18803386.php The danger of authoritarian “solutions” grows when the constitutional state is dismantled, undermined or suspended.” This warning was made by the former data protectionist Peter Schaar who published the … Continue reading

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The US Superpower is Dangerous

The US Superpower is Dangerous by Albrecht Mueller, Dirk Eckert, Gunter Pleuger and Lutz Herden, September 20, 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/09/25/18803182.php Wars and threats of war are violations of the UN Charter. In his speech to the General Assembly, Trump was the … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens?

to read the report by Gabriel Zucman and others published in September 2017, click on http://gabriel-zucman.eu/files/AJZ2017b.pdf

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The World at Risk under Trump by Heribert Prantl

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/09/18/18802977.php The US president sounds like a warmonger. When will the inflammatory words trigger a nuclear chain reaction? The Roman emperor Caligula could help in understanding Trump. He allegedly awarded his horse a permanent seat in the Senate. As an … Continue reading

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