fix articles 73345, free market
For a democratic polarization (tags)
The new world economic crisis has shown yet again that one can't leave it to the market to provide for a strong economy. In any case, it is a truism that a community with a certain quality of life depends to a great extent on resources that the market does not produce.
Why Karl Polanyi Still Matters (tags)
In The Great Transformation (1944), Karl Polanyi explains why the economy must be embedded in society and society must not be embedded in the economy. He describes land, labor and money as "fictitious commodities" since they cannot be multiplied and created on the market.
Capitalism in the Faith Crisis (tags)
Trust in the "invisible hand" is a religious exercise ensuring a rule over people that is destructive and fatal. Christians and Marxists wage a common struggle against the spirit, logic, and praxis of the false money-god and its servants.
The Totalitarianism of the Market (tags)
Neoliberalism demands reeducation for its implementation like command socialism. The neoliberal view of the person is exemplified by the figure of the Homo Oeconomicus and is the antipole of the socialist person. All persons are entrepreneurs of themseves.
Neoliberal Indoctrination (tags)
Neoliberalism tells the poor and weak that they are responsible for their misery. The true extent of social poverty barely reaches the public. A re-feudalization bomb rages and investors seek privatizing the public education system. People are atomized. Fragmentation is intentional.
Profit-Making is Different Than Profit-Maximizing (tags)
Discussions of jobs and the economy are often marked by trivialization, distortion, unreality and wishful thinking, The neoliberal model promotes profits, not investments and rationalization and digitalization lead to mass unemployment. System analysis and market failure are often glossed over
On World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014 (tags)
All Glitz, Nothing New to Solve Poverty and Inequality
Public Relations - Propaganda as an Economic Branch (tags)
"The borders between skillful PR, dull propaganda and lobbyism and corruption are flowing. The only possibility for protecting oneself is to be informed as extensively and independently as possible. This is easier said than done; information costs energy and time and assumes a basic education."
Obama is no FDR; We're No Mass Movement (tags)
Les Leopold is the author of The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance destroyed our Jobs, Pensions and Prosperity, and What We Can Do About It  Chelsea Green Publishing, June 2009.
Those who do the work in the workplace should get the rewards (tags)
People are taught to have a 19th century, romantic notion of capitalism — a myriad of small enterprises competing in a free market. But a “free market” has never existed. Capitalism was built on brutal displays of force, and continues to be based on violence.
Troops do NOT Protect Our Freedom (tags)
Our enemies are not several hundred thousand miles away. They are right here in front of us - Mike Prysner Right. We need to blame the politicians criminally responsible, that Alex Jones forbids his cult to fairly consider as empowered.
Democracy Now! Co-Host Gonzalez Speaks in San Diego (tags)
"Democracy Now!" co-host Juan Gonzalez spoke in San Diego October 24 as part of a whirlwind tour in support of his new book, "News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media." He made two main points in his talk: that there are three "strains" of American media — the corporate mainstream, the white alternative or "rebel" press, and media owned and controlled by people of color; and that since the 1840's the U.S. government has regulated every technological change in the media in a way that favors the interests of giant corporations over ordinary people.
Is this America? A place where 'Men' live? (tags)
a "U.S." soldier was recently asked, why would it support Bush without any evidence to form a conclusion, as irrational, to rob and murder us People indiscriminately, escaping the actual 911 culprits, and the bushite grunted, "I don't care",
Review: Karl Polanyi-How the State Created Capitalism (tags)
In "The Great Transformation" (1944), Karl Polanyi deconstructs the myth of a free market economy that develops naturally and spontaneously and the idea of the state as a counter-pole to capital. The transformation of labor and land into commodities was a painful process.
Free market and democracy are incompatible (tags)
Capitalism = McCarthyist dictatorship
The Language of Looting by Michael Hudson (tags)
What "Nationalize the Banks" and the "Free Market" Really Mean in Today's Looking-Glass World
LA's Really Really Free Market (tags)
Help organize the Really Really Free Market for Black Friday, November 28th!
Whittier Really Really Free Market (tags)
Really Really Free Market now happening in Whittier First one to be scheduled October 19th in conjunction with Whittier Food Not Bombs the same day which serves food the the hungry the first and third sunday of each month.
The Bailout! News! From Just One Human! (tags)
ACTUAL NEWS! AN OPEN LETTER FROM ONE CITIZEN OF THE PLANET --TO AMERICA'S PRESS --ON A HISTORIC, SHOCKING, WEEKEND. PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY:
Neocon Jonah Goldberg Praises David Mamet (tags)
How would you feel if that raving Neocon Jonah Goldberg praised you? Well, this is the position that lapsed liberal David Mamet, a knee jerk supporter of Israel, is in. Mamet endorsed a “Free Market” system and bashed NPR, as “National Palestinian Radio.” In a rant for the Village Voice he explains his conversion to Conservatism and underscores how government should “get out of the way.” Goldberg lionized him for rejecting “the pieties of the Left.”
Santa Barbara Hosts Another Really Really Free Market (tags)
Sunday November 25 marked the 7th Really Really Free Market in Santa Barbara.
"Capitalism and Freedom" Unmasked (tags)
The dark side of Milton Friedman's economics.
Really Really Free Market (tags)
Santa Barbara's 3rd Really Really Free Market draws in the community to participate in an experimental alternative economy based on gift giving and mutual aid.
Economist Milton Friedman dies at 94 (tags)
Milton Friedman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist who advocated an unfettered free market and had the ear of three U.S. presidents, died Thursday at age 94.
The “Free Market”: The Greatest Terror Of All (tags)
The economic system of production we live in is called capitalism or the free market. We are supposed to be fortunate because we are free to starve to death amidst abundance. This form of social organiztion has not existed for all time and need not exist in the future. The first step in eliminating it is accepting this simple idea.
Humane Freedom and the Free Market (tags)
"MOre free market is a social-political program involving a redistribution of power and money - in favor of a few special interests of the already rich and powerful.."
Pope Was Right But Did Wrong (tags)
“Wealth should not be accumulated for its own sake. It should not be gained by injustice or oppression. Wealth often leads to covetousness. It belongs to God, not to us; we are simply stewards. We sin if we do not use it to help the poor, the weak, and the oppressed (Ezek. 22:29)
Save Social Security (tags)
Worried about saving money for retirement? With new SSA approved social security investments, you can save your retirement in Free Market valued commodities.
Antelope Valley's "(Truly) Free Market"- N26 (tags)
November 26th, on the busiest shopping day of the year, instead of wasting your day inside the stores, come out for a day of mutual aid and sharing. There will be distribution of any and every useful item for FREE, from baked goods, to old records, to baby accessories, to books, to toys and so on and so fourth. There will also be workshops and skill shares going on throughout the day including: -Community Gardening -Know Your Rights Training -Homemade Jewelry -Street Art -DIY Car Repair & MUCH MORE
Antelope Valley (truly) Free Market - call for support (tags)
This is a call out for support by anyone who can either 1) make it up to the AV for November 26 and lend (Wo)man power 2) Support us with actual items for the Free Market or 3) Help us with any and all information or ideas you may have that will help us with this event.
"The pain of my son's death does not get any better, it just gets worse as time goes (tags)
Interview with Celeste Zappala, Mother of Army Sgt. Sherwood R. Baker
Global Warming and Climate Change - connecting the dots (tags)
A collection of links to some stories I have been posting in the recent past, gathered together, which describe changes taking place in the climate around the world. Any one of these stories might not seem significant, but taken together they indicate that weather patterns are being disturbed and are changing around the globe, with the greatest changes taking place over the last three decades, and the rate of change has been accelerating in the last decade.
Why the ''Free Market'' despises Open Source software (tags)
The Micorsoft's assualt on open source is like the WTO "free trade" conflict -- a massively subsidised, genetically modified, machinery and chemical-warfare wielding colossus at war with a tiny malnourished day labourer armed with a mattock.
Yes Virginia, there are Monopolies in a ''Free Market'' (tags)
Bruce Schneier, CTO (Counterpane Internet Security) said the problem with Microsoft is that it is so intent on being dominant that it designs its systems primarily to keep out competitors, not intruders.
Free Market shorts on Nanotech--Government to the Rescue (tags)
The U.S. government is easily the nation's largest investor in nanotechnology, with The House of Representatives passing a bill to invest $2.4 billion in the next three years. "Private equity sources can't bridge the gap from the lab to products"
AS THE ECONOMY CRUMBLES - June 16, 2003 (tags)
Summarizing the crappy economic news of the week.
Right Winger's Lexicon (tags)
I'm nothing if not fair and balanced. You decide. Do you like my definitions or BA's. We distort you decide.
Ten Disgusting Things about Corporations (tags)
Fast fact sheet about how corporations ruin our lives
Teach-In: Criminalization of Global Dissent, October 5-6, Ottawa (tags)
End the Arms Race is spearheading an international coalition of unions and peace and anti-corporate globalization groups who are organizing an international teach-in on the militarization and criminalization of dissent. The teach-in will be held October 5/6 in Ottawa Canada during the meetings of the NATO-Parliamentary Assembly.