Category Archives: Neoliberalism

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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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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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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Europe turn left!

www.europeturnleft.eu Topics overview Introduction into the thematic areas – Europe swing to the right – fight back! – Fortress Europe – refugees welcome! – Neoliberalism in Europe – stop austerity – New social movements in Europe – organize the change … Continue reading

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Without Social Democracy, Capitalism Will Eat Itself by Karin Pettersson

Without Social Democracy, Capitalism Will Eat Itself by Karin Pettersson, Feb 10, 17 https://www.socialeurope.eu/2017/02/without-social-democracy-capitalism-will-eat/ The Golden Age has now been gone longer than it lasted and the world it sprung from doesn’t exist anymore. Once a balance was struck between … Continue reading

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Video: Trump versus Truth by John Oliver, 23 min, 2/12/17

Trump versus Truth John Oliver, Feb 12, 2017, 23 min https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xecEV4dSAXE Jon Stewart will be back on the air in March!!!

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May the New Year Be Full of Good Surprises!

Celebrate the New Year with the 159-page eBook “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” by Marc Batko, Smashwords ($3.99)! Mainstream trickle-down economics is helpless in countering exploding inequality and precarious work. Austrian, Swiss, Polish and German critical economists could help us find … Continue reading

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