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A plutocracy with Democratic forms (wallstreetonparade.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 18 Apr 2016  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
http://wallstreetonparade.com/ The six-month cutoff in New York looks even more bizarre when contrasted against other closed primary states. In Florida, the cutoff to change your party affiliation is just 29...

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The logic that money doesn't buy influence (theintercept.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 16 Apr 2016  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
https://theintercept.com/2016/ Glenn Greenwald: none of that justifies jettisoning what has, for many years, been at the heart of the liberal critique of the political system: that massive corporate donations corrupt....

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When fraud is incentivized (wallstreetonparade.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 15 Apr 2016  Posted 4 years ago
http://wallstreetonparade.com/ Not only did Dodd-Frank fail to end future taxpayer bailouts of the mega banks, as stated just this week by the Vice Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation...

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The end of ordinary politics (thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 11 Apr 2016  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://thearchdruidreport.blog John Michael Greer: In his magisterial twelve-volume A Study of History, Arnold Toynbee explored in unforgiving detail the processes by which societies fail. Some civilizations, he notes, are overwhelmed...

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Upward Redistribution through patent monopolies (cepr.net)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 11 Apr 2016  Posted 4 years ago
http://cepr.net/blogs/beat-the Dean Baker: The Washington Post is well known as a hotbed of protectionist sentiment, at least when it comes to policies that redistribute income upward. .. This patent monopoly...

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The Elite class's comforting myth (cepr.net)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 9 Apr 2016  Posted 4 years ago
Dean Baker shreds the myth that the rich country's workers had to be screwed to help the world's poor. http://cepr.net/blogs/beat-the So Cohen is giving us this impressive display of hand-wringing,...

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Ralph Nader on the corporate governance and rigged elections
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 8 Apr 2016  Posted 4 years ago
Nader covers substantial ground on current state of affairs. #politics

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Why I'm for Bernie Sanders - Oliver Stone (huffingtonpost.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 2 Apr 2016  72 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ When fear becomes collective, when anger becomes collective, it’s extremely dangerous. It is overwhelming... The mass media and the military-industrial complex create a prison for us, so we continue...

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It's a revolution (facebook.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 6 Apr 2016  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
Robert Reich: https://www.facebook.com/RBRei We can't rebuild the middle class when giant corporations and Wall Street make the rules. We can’t have a sensible foreign policy when giant military contractors have...

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Thomas Frank on the State of Democratic Party
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 30 Mar 2016  13 comments, latest 4 years ago
#politics

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How we got to junk economics?
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 23 Mar 2016  4 comments, latest 4 years ago
#economics

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Whatever happened to the party of the people? (billmoyers.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 23 Mar 2016  4 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://billmoyers.com/story/ti To millions, they are enablers of the one percent, perpetuators of the Washington mentality that the rest of the country has grown to hate. What a message such servants...

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Latest Reuters Data shows Hillary losing to Trump, but Bernie Wins (medium.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 23 Mar 2016  5 comments, latest 4 years ago
https://medium.com/@webconnois As you can see, Bernie Sanders has held a lead over Hillary for the past 8 days. For the 5-day rolling period ending 3/18, Bernie holds a 2.2% lead...

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Basic Laws of Human Stupidity (extremistvector.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 16 Mar 2016  37 comments, latest 4 years ago
Reference link: http://www.extremistvector.com 1. Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation. 2. The probability that a certain person be stupid is independent of any other...

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Resilience Stability Trade-off in Complex Adaptive Systems (macroresilience.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 20 Mar 2016  Posted 4 years ago
http://www.macroresilience.com The logical consequence of micro-stabilisation is a crony capitalist economy – rents invariably flow to the strong and the result is a sluggish and an inegalitarian economic system, not...

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The real history of the 90s (salon.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 17 Mar 2016  Posted 4 years ago
http://www.salon.com/2016/03/1 Some got bailouts, others got “zero tolerance.” There was really no contradiction between these things. Lenience and forgiveness and joyous creativity for Wall Street bankers while another group gets...

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What propels Bernie despite media bias? (nytimes.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 14 Mar 2016  24 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfor To combat frontrunner bias — and give a truer sense of the strength of an insurgent like Bernie Sanders — the news media should do its best to downplay...

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Happy Pi Day Everybody!
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 14 Mar 2016  9 comments, latest 4 years ago
#scitech

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Donald Trump and the politics of resentment (thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 14 Mar 2016  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://thearchdruidreport.blog Broadly speaking—there are exceptions, which I’ll get to in a moment—it’s from one of four sources: returns on investment, a monthly salary, an hourly wage, or a government welfare...

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Establishment Democrats are moderate Republicans (cepr.net)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 14 Mar 2016  Posted 4 years ago
http://cepr.net/blogs/beat-the The Clinton Democrats were actively steering the economy in a direction to redistribute income upward. #politics

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The various forms of rent-seeking (evonomics.com)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 14 Mar 2016  Posted 4 years ago
http://evonomics.com/nobel-pri Rent seeking takes many forms: hidden and open transfers and subsidies from the government, laws that make the marketplace less competitive, lax enforcement of existing competition laws, and statutes...

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The paragon of liberal virtue (harpers.org)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 13 Mar 2016  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
Nor a lender be You can find dozens of examples of this kind of liberal-class virtue quest if you try, but instead of listing them, let me go straight to...

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Bernie is a New Dealer (scholar.princeton.edu)
by uomo_senza_nome_0 on 11 Mar 2016  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
First of all, Bernie Sanders may use the word "socialism" but he is basically a New Dealer. Now in the current American political spectrum, to be a New Dealer...
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