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America is not a song, but if it were…

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Capitalism–or “Bank-ism?”

The problem with capitalism is the same thing that is touted as its virtue. Namely, one of capitalism’s animating doctrines is that a worker can work hard and make more money as time goes on, and this is how the … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs admits: Capitalism is not the cure, it is the disease

  Whenever you get grief for criticizing capitalism, point those giving you said grief to this story, because it perfectly describes capitalism’s grave shortcomings with just the question asked in the headline: “Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” The story … Continue reading

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‘Booked: Minimum Wage, Chomsky, The Evils of Stock Buybacks

A collection of today’s Facebook posts from the Liberty Road Media page (give it a like/share!)… Seattle Minimum Wage Issue: UofW Study flawed Turns out the study critical of the Seattle minimum wage increase suffers from two major flaws: 1) … Continue reading

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Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act Passes House!

So I was watching the above video with Steve Mnuchin and Maria Bartiromo because of its title: “Mnuchin on Fannie And Freddie Funds Used to Pay for ObamaCare: It’s True”.  Bartiromo mentions in passing that a bill was being considered … Continue reading

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The Real Fraudsters: Banks or Homeowners like Barbara Bratton?

I was informed last night that Barbara Bratton—who sued U.S. Bank in 2012 over the foreclosure of her home in Ontario, California–was recently convicted on 6 counts of real estate fraud and now faces up to 6 years in prison.  … Continue reading

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North Korea: Convenient Casus Belli For War With China?

As this great article from The AntiMedia points out, North Korea is not in any way a threat to the United States: In what universe does it make sense that Kim Jong-un would think attacking an “enemy” in the region … Continue reading

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United Kerfuffle Separates the Statists from the Anarchists

A comment from a Facebook friend completely nails the inexplicable controversy over whether David Dao, the doctor with a checkered professional past,  should’ve been dragged off United 3411 or not: “You can not defend personal freedom and defend what is … Continue reading

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Fixing A Hole: Anarchism, Volunteering, and Self-Issued Currency

Anarchists have apparently decided that fixing potholes themselves is better than waiting for the city of Portland, Oregon to do it.  This is music to many people’s ears, mine included, and for me that’s because it confirms one of my … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Fix The Economy For The Better: Richard Wolff Interview

This interview is instantly my favorite thing Lionel has ever done.  He interviews the brilliant economist Richard Wolff, and from the get-go, it’s a tour de force of common sense obliterating tired, hackneyed, jingoistic propaganda that somehow just won’t die … Continue reading

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