December 5, 2020Comments Off on 9/11 and the Trump Pandemic – a contrast in reactions
Since I noticed that every day now as many Americans are dying in the Trump Pandemic as died during the 9/11 attacks I have thought about how different public and government reactions have been. 9/11 --->> read more -->>
Thursday 12/3/2020 2,977 people died in the attacks in the US on 9/11/2001. The Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center reported 2,804 deaths yesterday. As noted earlier, back in February and March of this year --->> read more -->>
Friday November 6, 2020 – Election Results Still in the Waiting Room As I wait for the electoral machinery to complete its work I am struck by how this election has confirmed that we are --->> read more -->>
October 27, 2020Comments Off on Video Post: The Monopolization of the Economy and Zephyr Teachout’s “Break’Em Up”
An introduction to monopolies and book review of Zephyr Teachout’s new book Break’Em Up: recovering our freedom from big ag, big tech, and big money, All Points Books, 2020. What are monopolies? How monopolized (concentrated) --->> read more -->>
October 25, 2020Comments Off on Video Post – Externalities – getting somebody else to pay for my production costs – the In Depth Capitalism series
Capitalism features a structural drive to create and use external costs to increase profits. Pollution of the earth is the most obvious and visible; there are many others including injuries and death for workers. Share --->> read more -->>
Trump and his Republican enablers – the Trumplicans – are responsible for the pandemic in the US and the nearly 200k deaths that have occurred to date. Comparing the US response with the rest of --->> read more -->>
July 2, 2020Comments Off on Structural White Supremacy In Action – the real estate market
Wondering What White Supremacy Looks Like? The Boston Globe reported on July 1, 2020 on the results of a study by Suffolk University Law School, “Qualified Renters Need Not Apply” (link downloads the PDF of --->> read more -->>
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