Agitate: Volume 2 Number 9: A Corporate Command Economy

                That I’m writing this blog right now has me mystified.  I would have thought that the phrase, free market economy would be nothing more than a vulgar epithet today.  After all, what has the so called free market created?  A generation of stagnant wages, reduced benefits, deteriorated infrastructure and an agglomeration of wealth into... Continue Reading →

Agitate: Volume 2 Number 9: A Corporate Command Economy

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Agitate: December 2008: Capitalism is no Cure

v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} b:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);}   Neoliberalism is a scam.  Our adherence to free market principles as presented by the political elite since the so called Reagan Revolution was that of blind faith.  We really wanted it to be morning in America.  We really wanted simple solutions to the problems that otherwise... Continue Reading →

Agitate: October 2008: Free Market Myths Revealed

v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} b:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} After taxpayers have put up the $700 billion to bail out irresponsible banks,  something that no bank would do for “irresponsible”  taxpayers, it is now time to call the so called free market experiment over. The irrefutable conclusion:    Economic policy that favors the wealthy and allows corporations... Continue Reading →

Latest Agitate: Voting Third Party

The latest Agitate has been linked.  It is the August issue...yeah, yeah, I know.  Give me a break. I work for a living. This month we debate the virtues of voting for a third party candidate.   Are you just throwing your vote away, or are you making a statement of principle? Read this months... Continue Reading →

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