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View Diary: Hell No! No Grand Bargain: Are We At War With Our Own Neoliberals? [125 Votes In!] (152 comments)

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  •  Laissez faire capitalists (10+ / 0-)

    who specifically want the rich to get richer. Which, in a completely de-regulated market is exactly what will happen, especially if all the other government policies support it, the media promotes it and public opinion accepts it --  which is what we have increasingly had for thirty years.

    Basically, the economic portion of the Democratic Party platform requires a well-regulated Mixed economy with some socialistic (social) programs. (So does the environmental portion of the platform.)

    Neoliberalism attacks this platform at every turn.

    What's the point of letting neoliberals into the tent when neoliberalism is burning down the campground?
    Since elections will never change the ownership of government, why does our strategy rely entirely upon them?

    by Words In Action on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 09:28:03 AM PDT

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