By elevating competitiveness and market fundamentalism over all other values, both parties have created a country afflicted with such deep insecurity that a significant proportion can embrace a Donald Trump. The Republicans, to their shame, linked insecurity simultaneously with bigotry and prejudice.
As 2012 unfolds, most notably with predictions about political elections, beware of the experts. For the most part, these experts are no better than dart-throwing chimps.
The sooner we stop coddling -just for sake of political correctness- the unbalanced and dysfunctional global economic order, the better will be our chances of surviving the crisis.
Wall Street is our secular religion. As with more traditional beliefs, faith trumps reason. That explains our willful blindness to the obvious scam, the fantastic story told to us by billionaire bankers.
The abrupt and miserable end of the socialist experiment--it all happened so fast, with East Germany getting absorbed into
But, among all the talk of increasing optimism in the financial markets, however, there are a few holdouts. 1. Nouriel Roubini