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Socialism At Its Finest After Fed’s Bazooka Fails

Ellen Brown Web of Debt
When the Covid-19 scare has passed, we will have a different government, a different economy and a different financial system. We need to make sure that what we get is an upgrade that works for everyone.

Mexico Is Showing the World How to Defeat Neoliberalism

Ellen Brown Truthdig
Mexico's President At a press conference on Jan. 6, the President of Mexico said the neoliberal model had failed; private banks were not serving the poor and people outside the cities, so the government had to step in.

The Fed Protects Gamblers at the Expense of the Economy

Ellen Brown Truthdig
from of Federal Reserve building The repo market is a fragile house of cards waiting for a strong wind to blow it down, propped up by misguided monetary policies that have forced central banks to underwrite its highly risky ventures.

Forged in Fire: California’s Lessons for a Green New Deal

Naomi Klein The Intercept
Campt Fire flames spreading ...The Chico Green New Deal framework marries rapid decarbonization targets with calls for more affordable housing; a safe and sustainable food system; investments in “clean, 21st century” public transit; green jobs creation...and much more.

Neoliberal Capitalism at a Dead End

Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik Monthly Review
The ideology of neoliberal capitalism was the promise of growth. But with neoliberal capitalism reaching a dead end, this promise disappears and so does this ideological prop.

Neoliberalism: Political Success, Economic Failure

Robert Kuttner The American Prospect
The invisible hand is more like a thumb on the scale for the world’s elites. That’s why market fundamentalism has been unmasked as bogus economics but keeps winning politically.

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America Has a Permanent Temp Worker Problem

David Van Arsdale The Indypendent
worker loooking at computer screen Over the last few decades, the employee-employer relationship has been hollowed-out...by the staffing industry and businesses that want to “hire” workers without the regulations and obligations that come with officially employing them.
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