Aristocratic protection is the name of the game.
The answer: worker cooperatives.
The airline industry is hurtling toward monopoly.
Are you motivated by fear, or hope, is the world a dangerous, zero-sum place with internal and external threats, or do people
Less than a decade ago, an unregulated financial sector nearly blew up the world economy. Unregulated, let-it-rip free markets would make all of this worse.
Special thanks to Steffen Herskind for co-writing and researching this article Wealth is more evenly distributed, with a
No country in the world today stands as a fully Socialist state, but rather, some of the most successful economies combine elements of Capitalism with Socialism to create greater degrees of equity and lesser disparities between the rich, the poor, and those on the continuum in between.
As you read this, advertisers are striking back all over the place with in-your-face ads that you literally can't avoid because -- as they boast on Madison Avenue -- you're captive. That's right: Outside your home, there are still ads that you must watch whether you like it or not.
In the United States we say we value "democracy" and "life." Yet, we leave access to food largely to a person's capacity to buy food in a market that drives purchasing power into ever fewer hands. Thus 48 million Americans, lacking in purchasing power, live in households facing food insecurity.
I'm neither endorsing nor condemning Mr. Trump, but I do think he's trying to save the Republican party from itself in a very rational way. The last thing he is is a clown or dilettante. (OK, maybe a clown.)
When Macy's made their statement that their values of diversity and inclusion were incompatible with the statements Mr. Trump made they were not questioning his right to say them. They were expressing their freedom of association (and dissociation) with those articulated, public statements.
The public demurs from facing reality and accepting measures that might fix the problems, based on a misplaced--and manipulated--appreciation of self-reliance and freedom, O'Kane explains and illustrates.