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Casino Capitalism and Profit Maximization

Casino Capitalism and Profit Maximization by Gunter Grzega and Myth: Public Services Sector is More Inefficient by Sven Hergovicth https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2015/11/25/18780329.php In the 1960s the average holding time for stocks was 10 years. Now the holding time is not 9 months … Continue reading

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The Useful State

The Useful State by Robert Misik, July 10, 2015 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2015/09/430546.shtml “With slogans like “Less State, More Private,” the state was run down for years. Neoliberal ideology managed to present it as a bureaucratic monster that lives off the economy with … Continue reading

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8 PROPOSALS ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS (TNCs) AND HUMAN RIGHTS Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, www.tni.org June 2015, 7 pp https://www.tni.org/files/publication-downloads/written-contribution-of-the-global-campaign.pdf “…In conformity with the United Nations Charter, the future legally binding international instrument must reaffirm that … Continue reading

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700 Free Movies

Without vision, the people perish. The future could be full of community centers, exchanging roles, free Internet books and reduced working hours if we could shift from quantitative to qualitative growth, from building stories on office buildings to telling stories, … Continue reading

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How Economists Change the World by Stephan Schulmeister

Theory development is also a war over dominance – at the universities, in the media and in politics. The goals of Hayek’s war were expulsion of the Keynesians, liberalization of the financial markets, abandonment of full employment policy, dismantling the … Continue reading

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Learning from Roosevelt and His “New Deal” by Stephan Schulmeister

to read “Learning from Roosevelt: His “New Deal” by the Austrian economic researcher Stephan Schulmeister, click on http://la.indymedia.org/news/2014/07/264745.php In the first phase Roosevelt concentrated in three areas: firstly, the social-psychological side of depression, combating despondency and despair, secondly, the strict … Continue reading

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The Abiding Economics of John Kenneth Galbraith

The Abiding Economics of John Kenneth Galbraith by James Galbraith, June 7, 2007 to read the 10-page article by Marc Lee and James Galbraith, June 7, 2007, click on http://www.progressive-economics.ca/2007/06/04/the-inaugural-john-kennet… I want however to speak about Galbraith the economist, and … Continue reading

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Learning from Roosevelt: HIs “New Deal” by Stephan Schulmeister

to read “Learning from Roosevelt: His “New Deal” by the Austrian economic researcher Stephan Schulmeister, click on http://la.indymedia.org/news/2014/07/264745.php In the first phase Roosevelt concentrated in three areas: firstly, the social-psychological side of depression, combating despondency and despair, secondly, the strict … Continue reading

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The neoliberal model means profits without investments. This is true for Germany, Europe and especially the US (cf. Nikolaus Kowall). Profit-making is different than profit-maximizing. Studying economics today is like brainwashing (cf. Ulrich Thielemann). Economics must be embedded in society; … Continue reading

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The WPA that Built America is Needed Once Again

http://rooseveltinstitute.org/new-roosevelt/wpa-built-america-needed-once-again Begun 76 years ago today, the WPA brought America into the modern age. Our times call for a repeat of this effort. More than three quarters of a century ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that the ‚Äúdemoralization caused … Continue reading

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