Category Archives: Neoliberalism

Tax Reform in the US: Trump’s Attack on America by Soren Brandes, Dec 21

The tax reform of the Republicans is a blow against the welfare state. It strikes low-income persons and was prepared in the 1970s. $5 trillion is given to households with over a million dollars income! Tax cuts for corporations and … Continue reading

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Celebration, abundance and resistance are part of our nature!

One day in Vancity is equal to about 300 days in Portland! Celebration, cooperation, abundance and resistance are part of our nature as antibodies are part of our bodies! Here are links to “Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis” and … Continue reading

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New constitutionalism and world order – Stephen Gill, 10 pp

New constitutionalism and world order: general introduction by Stephen Gill and A. Claire Cutler, 2014, 10 pp http://assets.cambridge.org/97811070/53694/excerpt/9781107053694_excerpt.pdf New constitutionalism and world order 1. We are living in an era in which there is a neo-liberal redefinition of the political … Continue reading

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Capitalism Criticism 2.0 by Volkhard Mosler

Capitalism Criticism 2.0 Karl Marx’ Crisis Theory is More Actual than Ever by Volkhard Mosler, 11/9/2008 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/12/18/18805354.php “Capitalism contains crisis as rain clouds contain rain,” said Jean Juares, the 19th century French socialist. Profits increase in the neoliberal model, not … Continue reading

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Stop Trump’s tax plan by John Harvey

Stop President Trump’s tax plan Petitioning Economists by John Harvey, prof of economics, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, United States https://www.change.org/p/economists-stop-president-trump-s-tax-plan?recruiter=552142463&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition Stop President Trump’s tax plan. John Harvey Fort Worth, United States An Open Letter to the U.S. Congress: The … Continue reading

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“How the Bewildered Herd is Kept on Course” by Rainer Mausfeld

“How the Bewildered Herd is Kept on Course” by Rainer Mausfeld, October 2017 I want to share several insights from the psychologist Rainer Mausfeld in his recent lecture “How the Bewildered Herd is Kept on Course”: 1) Social antagonism is … Continue reading

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The Driving Force of Global Inequality: Tax Avoidance

The Driving Force of Global Inequality: Tax Avoidance by Gabriel Zucman, Harald Schumann and Fabio De Masi, November 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/11/21/18804700.php Behind closed doors, a powerful industry has developed worldwide since the 1980s. Business groups assign profits to different subsidiary firms … 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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Redoing the Demos? An Interview with Wendy Brown

Redoing the Demos? An Interview with Wendy Brown Theory, Culture and Society, June 8, 2017 https://www.theoryculturesociety.org/interview-wendy-brown/ Question 1: In Undoing the Demos (2015), you address the impossibility of radical or emancipatory politics whilst the market is the only source of … Continue reading

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