Category Archives: Neoliberalism

Unemployment and New Ways by Jessica von Haeseler

Unemployment and New Ways by Jessica von Haeseler https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/03/26/18807867.php The rise of unemployment worldwide has reached unparalleled dimensions. In 1999, 700 million were affected. The neoliberal economic theory promotes the prosperity of the rich, not society as a whole. Profit … Continue reading

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Crisis 2.0: A Policy for the 99% by Hans Baumann

Crisis 2.0: A Policy for the 99% by Hans Baumann, Beat Ringer, Hans Schappi and Johannes Wickli, 2011 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/03/14/18807372.phpThe capital surpluses are a constant source of speculative waves and manoevers regarding securities and currencies..The crisis of state finances is mainly … Continue reading

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Taxes and human rights by the Tax Justice Network

Taxes and human rights by the Tax Justice Network, 2013 http://www.l4bb.org/reports/taxes_human_rights.pdf Home 1. The state should represent the public interest and yet has become the “errand boy of the banks” (Bill Moyers). 2. The social contract means protecting and strengthening … Continue reading

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The poor need a strong state

The US imports twice as much as it exports and has run an annual trade deficit around $500-600 billion since 2000. But we’re much better at finding fault with others! Winner take all, hire and fire and the right of … Continue reading

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Trump Signs Massive Spending Bill as Stock Market Tanks

Maybe Trump should be called the bankruptcy president taking billions from K-12! Corporate wealth at the expense of the future! The $6 or $8 billion should be returned to HUD. Only hypocrites and scoundrels would punish public housing, an achievement … Continue reading

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Zombie Capitalism by Chris Harman

Chris Harman is a leader of the Socialist Workers Party in the UK. to read his book published by Haymarket Books in 2010, click on https://archive.org/stream/pdfy-kvzhB4k4AcAT-7iA/Zombie%20Capitalism%20-%20Chris%20Harman_djvu.txt “We live in an unstable world, and the instability is going to increase. It … Continue reading

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A Year of Trump and Right-wing Populism

A Year of Trump and Right-wing Populism by Conrad Schuhler, January 2018 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/02/435486.shtml In the GOP tax bill, $5 trillion is given to households with over $1 million income. Seniors, the poor, children and students are attacked. The severe cuts … Continue reading

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The Future as Transformation by Birgit Mahnkopf

The Future as Transformation by Birgit Mahnkopf, Luxemburg 2/2015 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/01/435478.shtml There is no future with present-day capitalism. Capitalism stands for a movement of endless profit-making. Only a radical breach with the capitalist accumulation dynamic can nurture the hope of a … Continue reading

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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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