//
archives

Unemployment

This tag is associated with 4 posts

Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer “Rich people don’t create jobs”

A millionaire sets the record straight and the so-called “liberal” and “intellectual” TED community did not decide to promote his ideas. I wonder if it’s because TED is funded by the rich?

Austerity Is Not The Answer or Even Helpful

Reuter’s piece on effects of careening over the “fiscal cliff” Austerity isn’t going to rejuvenate the economy. The world economy depends on demand, consumption; without it businesses have no option but to do whatever it takes to remain as profitable as possible and not sacrifice market share in the light of flat-lining or decreasing revenue. … Continue reading

Advertisement

Capitalism Hits the Fan Film Screening and Q&A with Professor Richard Wolff | The New School

My first exposure to Dr. Wolff’s thinking. I agree immensely with pretty much everything I’ve heard so far and I advise others to look into it. More of Dr. Wolff and his colleagues can be found here.

Modern Globalization or New World 2.0

When the lands of the Western Hemisphere were discovered by the Europeans more than 500 years ago it unleashed a wave of imperialism the likes of which the world had not known since antiquity. Fueled by dreams of avarice and riches beyond compare the European imagination was lit aflame and the New World was set … Continue reading

"The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks." - Christopher Hitchens

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

What I’m Reading