Category Archives: capitalism

Less Milk

The Financial Times came out of the banking holiday with a putdown on Thomas Piketty’s book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.” and its tenet that income inequality has increased to disparities unseen since before the Great Depression. According to Al-Jazeera the FT’s Chris Giles says Piketty has “got his sums wrong.” Giles writes that the […]

Fugly Americans

When I was young, I shopped at different stores for different gifts. Your choices were delights. The prices were good and the quality guaranteed the products might last six months or more. Sam Walmart and his family has eliminated the corner stores, the main streets of America, and the curio stores by a scorched-earth policy […]

Black Friday Beer

On Black Friday millions of Americans hit the shopping malls to purchase marked-down electronics and toys. This frenzied spending spree kicks off the Christmas shopping season. This year’s Black Friday was an all ugly affair and getting uglier by the year. The term ‘black Friday originated from Philadelphia retailers’ description of the four-week holiday season […]

Resist The Rich

Over 400 factory workers were murdered in Bangla Desh by the capitalist terrorism and millions are homeless around the world thanks to the class-cleansing policies of the banks. This country’s pillars of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness have been destroyed by the rabid accumulation of wealth over the last thirty years under the […]

An Apathetic Apocalypse

Two years the GOP forced the White House to accept a $85 billion sequester from the US federal budget. Barack Obama has attempted many compromises with the Republican austerity hawks. The countdown ticked to zero at midnight. The forced cuts will swiftly effect the US economy, especially the military. The newly appointed Defense Secretary Chuck […]