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This guy , not Groucho. Sign of the times. Capitalism's flaws have become so ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 452 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 02:18 PM PDT with 506 Recommends
Nouriel Roubini is a mainstream economist who teaches at New York University and may be best known as one of the early predictors of the '08 crash. He is no Marxist. But today, in an interview ...
by goinsouth
Comment Count 493 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 01:40 PM PDT with 330 Recommends
There's recently been a spate of great diaries on Marx, so I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and discuss some basic Marxist themes. Hopefully the scholarly Marxists won't come down too hard ...
by JosephK74
Comment Count 193 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 09:20 AM PDT with 148 Recommends
*Updated. When I posted this in the middle of the night, I had no idea it would be rescued & make the rec list. I'm sorry I haven't been able to be more involved in the discussion. I got up today, ...
by lucid
Comment Count 208 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 10:39 PM PDT with 141 Recommends
"Atlas Shrugged" is based on the incredibly Liberal notion that ideas have value. As a matter of fact, Galt's ideas to make money are worth more than mere human life. He and his merry band are ...
by nolagrl
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 11:34 AM PST with 132 Recommends
If you follow the financial news you will find it using temporary excuses for every set-back. For instance, every year there will be several bad economics reports blamed on the weather. As if ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 69 comments on Sat Oct 01, 2011 at 05:07 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
I awaken this morning to see several other diaries on Mayday, and maddeningly, all seem to indulge in revisionist history by leaving out the central fact that it was anarchists and the anarchist ...
by ZhenRen
Comment Count 118 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 09:00 AM PDT with 113 Recommends
"The poor can't sleep because they are hungry; the rich can't sleep because the poor are awake." I heard a person being interviewed on the radio say that earlier today. It was in the background ...
by Thousandwatts
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 04:10 PM PST with 103 Recommends
I finished this book today while waiting for my wife to come out of surgery. All went well and she should recover quickly. Meanwhile, what better time to contemplate the issue raised in Terry ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 208 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 05:53 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
What's a socialist like me doing in a liberal place like this? In my old age, I have returned to the Marxism of my youth. If Marx seemed irrelevant twenty years ago in the aftermath of the ...
by necturus
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 07:43 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles .
by soothsayer99
Comment Count 142 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 03:04 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
The battle to privatize education as part of the neoliberal shock doctrine is in full swing--on one side we have a rank and file movement of public school K-12 educators and parents mobilized by the ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 106 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Nosiree. Things are too far gone for that. What we need is some Marxism . Not the kind of doctrinaire, paint-by-the-numbers, holy-revealed-writ Marxism, but some Marxian ...
by kay dub
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2008 at 02:56 PM PST with 35 Recommends
(This article was co-authored by Diana Zavala , a parent with a 9 year old child in New York City Public Schools who works with Change the Stakes and Geminijen , a member of the Anti-Capitalist Meet-...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 62 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 31 Recommends
I'm getting a little tired of Democrats getting flustered by the question "isn't Obama a socialist/Marxist because he said he wants to spread the wealth?" Jed L has ...
by zdefender
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 10:38 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
When an article starts out with side by side picture of Marx and the Pope, captioned "Separated at Birth", you know it's got to be good. Is the Pope Getting the Catholics Ready for an Economic ...
by b33mm3up
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Dec 01, 2013 at 11:15 AM PST with 30 Recommends
The topic of capitalism's eventual death has been around for more than 150 years now. At one early point (1847) in his career as a writer, Karl Marx (with his friend Friedrich Engels) thought the ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2014 at 10:12 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
In today’s foodie culture, in which some fifth graders would rather feast on hand-delivered lunches of locally procured salmon over turkey on rye, the company is playing to moneyed, obsessive ...
by jbou
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 08:26 PM PST with 28 Recommends
There's a great piece by Bob Burnett at Huffington Post entitled Roll Over, Karl Marx . ...
by tequilamockingbird
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 01:05 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
So on tonight's show, in a segment on tea party opposition to net neutrality, Keith Olbermann, in response to his guest's assertion that Glenn Beck talks about net neutrality as some sort of Marxist ...
by GiveNoQuarter
Comment Count 223 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 06:58 PM PDT with 28 Recommends