Neoliberalism tells us we’re selfish souls – how can we promote other identities?

https://youtu.be/z5rRZdiu1UE by Christine Berry edited by O Society Nov 5, 2019 "Economics is the method: the object is to change the soul.” Understanding why Thatcher said this is central to understanding the neoliberal project, and how we might move beyond it. Carys Hughes and Jim Cranshaw’s opening article poses a crucial challenge in this respect. It … Continue reading Neoliberalism tells us we’re selfish souls – how can we promote other identities?

The Financial Times’ Martin Wolf Discovers Rentier Capitalism and Financialization Increase Inequality and Hurt Growth

by Yves Smith edited by O Society September 19, 2019 Surprisingly, no one commented on a link to an important article by the Financial Times’ esteemed economics editor, Martin Wolf: why rigged capitalism is damaging liberal democracy, which weighed in as a major feature, as opposed to his usual column length. Wolf’s article is noteworthy by … Continue reading The Financial Times’ Martin Wolf Discovers Rentier Capitalism and Financialization Increase Inequality and Hurt Growth

Neo-Feudalism: The Real Conflict Is Not Racial Or Sexual, It’s Between The Ascendant Rich Elites And The Rest Of Us

by Joel Kotkin Daily Caller edited by O Society September 15, 2019 Despite the media’s obsession on gender, race and sexual orientation, the real and determining divide in America and other advanced countries lies in the growing conflict between the ascendant upper class and the vast, and increasingly embattled, middle and working classes. We’ve seen … Continue reading Neo-Feudalism: The Real Conflict Is Not Racial Or Sexual, It’s Between The Ascendant Rich Elites And The Rest Of Us

Too Big To Fail (4): Spook Air to the Lolita Express

by Whitney Webb edited by O Society August 25, 2019 On August 10th, and for several days after, speculation swirled after it was announced that Jeffrey Epstein had been found dead in his cell. His cause of death has officially been ruled suicide by hanging. Epstein, the billionaire pedophile and sex trafficker with a myriad … Continue reading Too Big To Fail (4): Spook Air to the Lolita Express

Too Big To Fail (3): Mega Mossad

by Whitney Webb edited by O Society August 25, 2019 As billionaire pedophile and alleged sex-trafficker, Jeffrey Epstein sits in prison, reports have continued to surface about his reported links to intelligence, his financial ties to several companies and “charitable” foundations, and his friendships with the rich and powerful as well as top politicians. While … Continue reading Too Big To Fail (3): Mega Mossad

Too Big To Fail (2): Government by Blackmail

Appalling for both the villainous abuse of children itself and the chilling implications of government by blackmail, this tangled web of unsavory alliances casts a lurid light on the political history of the U.S. from the Prohibition Era right up through the Age of Trump. by Whitney Webb edited by O Society August 25, 2019 … Continue reading Too Big To Fail (2): Government by Blackmail

Too Big To Fail (1): Hidden in Plain Sight

Jeffrey Epstein is only the latest incarnation of a much older, more extensive, and sophisticated operation that offers a frightening window into how deeply tied the U.S. government is to the modern-day equivalents of organized crime. by Whitney Webb edited by O Society August 25, 2019 Despite his “sweetheart” deal and having seemingly evaded justice, … Continue reading Too Big To Fail (1): Hidden in Plain Sight