Tag: democrat
The Double-Edged Sword of Political Representation
On June 28th 2016 history was made when not only one but two openly transgender candidates won their respective congressional primaries. The victories were even more momentous given the current climate and opinions about the way that trans folks should live their lives. Whether it is about which restrooms they use, the protections they do…
Blue or Red, They’re All About the Green on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents David S. D’Amato‘s “Blue or Red, They’re All About the Green” read by Christopher B. King and edited by Nick Ford. To glimpse the true relationship between big business and the State, we need only briefly examine the data on how the political action committees (PACs) of the nation’s largest and most influential companies…
Blue or Red, They’re All About the Green
American political dialogue often overlooks the difference between “pro-business” and “pro-market.” Failure to observe the implications of this difference leads both pundits and voters to believe that if a candidate is pro-business, naturally he is a zealous crusader for free markets. Lately this oversimplified narrative finds itself challenged as business groups such as the US Chamber of Commerce increasingly…
Privilegien und Prunksucht in der Politik
Ich setze als bekannt voraus, dass kein Politiker mehr als Hohn und Spott verdient, dass sie samt und sonders ein System der Macht und Privilegien repräsentieren, das auf legalisierten Raub in einem gigantischen Maße hinausläuft. Nun, nachdem das gesagt wurde, mögen Republikaner – für ihre verblüffende Fähigkeit, sich von der Realität loszulösen – den Preis für…
Privilegio y pomposidad en la política
“los ricos ya han sido los sujetos de la caridad el tiempo suficiente”
Privilege and Pomposity in Politics
“Rich people have been the subjects of charity long enough.”
El “Abismo Fiscal”: Jim y Buzz Redux
Es el “juego de la gallina” de Rebelde sin Causa que vuelve a repetirse. Pero esta vez están conduciendo TUS autos.
The “Fiscal Cliff”: Jim and Buzz Redux
It’s the “chickie run” from Rebel Without a Cause all over again. But this time they’re driving YOUR cars.
In The End Nobody Wins
Morgenstern: And, like it or not, more and more people are becoming nobodies.
The Anatomy of Escape
Free Markets & Capitalism?
Markets Not Capitalism
Organization Theory
Conscience of an Anarchist