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What is Living and What is Dead in Social Democracy? by Tony Judt

Tony Judt and William Beveridge were great progressives and crusaders for the social state. In the US, the middle class benefited enormously in the postwar years from subsidized housing and subsidized education. Why is it we have such difficulty even … Continue reading

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Are the 1930s Returning? and God is Different

Are the 1930s Returning? and God is Different by Paul Mason and Norbert Giebel http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/12/433987.shtml Faith, Soren Kierkegaard said, is the death of the ego and the triumph of the reign of the infinite transcendent God. God is “total help … Continue reading

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Non-Profits versus Profit Maximization: For a New Social Housing Policy

Non-Profits versus Profit Maximization: For a New Social Housing Policy In the US, creating a non-profit or cooperative housing sector and long-term low interest loans are crucial remedies to gentrification and exploding rents. Unfortunately these remedies are not discussed and … Continue reading

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