A video version of the earlier post, “$47 Trillion – the ripoff by the rich and corporations – in two charts – maybe a few more…..” is available on YouTube:
Received this morning (4.28.2023) from YouTube: “Important notifications Community Guidelines warning Your content Embrace White Supremacy was removed due to a violation of our Community Guidelines.” Clearly, no one at YouTube watched even the first minute, let alone the entire video!! I appealed. To YouTube’s credit, I received a response --->> read more -->>
A recent study of the Boston area real estate market reveals continuing discrimination against people of color.
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) is the US economy Examples of how monopolization works and its effects The history of --->> read more -->>
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.
Introducing the In Depth series on the actual workings of capitalism. Commentary on economic theories.
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 the world makes it clear that this catastrophe is the direct result of Trumplican policies. --->> read more -->>