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May 15th, 2013
The Anonymous hacktivist collective likes to say they are Not Your Personal Army (NYPA), meaning they do not care about your petty dramas [...]
May 6th, 2013
Even after admitting that #StopRush has ruined his advertiser base, Rush Limbaugh is deflecting blame for the resulting losses at Cumulus [...]
April 30th, 2013
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Category Archives: Economics
Share the post “The Big Corporation”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThe ninth episode of The Age of Uncertainty, John Kenneth Galbraith’s 1977 BBC TV show about the history of economic thought, is still startling — despite the (mostly bad) changes that have come to American … Continue reading
Share the post “The Fatal Competition”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThe eighth episode of John Kenneth Galbraith’s 1977 BBC TV show about the history of economic thought is my favorite, and probably ranks among the most important hours in the history of television.
Share the post “The Mandarin Revolution”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThe seventh episode of John Kenneth Galbraith’s 1977 BBC TV show about the history of economic thought.
Share the post “The Rise and Fall of Money”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThe sixth episode of John Kenneth Galbraith’s 1977 BBC TV show about the history of economic thought.
Share the post “Age of Uncertainty: the Colonial Idea”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThis episode of John Kenneth Galbraith’s 1977 BBC series is probably the best examination of colonialism in broadcast television history. If anything, the age of globalization has merely intensified the issues examined … Continue reading
Share the post “Age of Uncertainty: The Manners and Morals of High Capitalism”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailEpisode two of John Kenneth Galbraith’s seminal 1977 series about economics, history and politics.
Share the post “Age of Uncertainty: The Prophets and Promise of Classical Capitalism”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailEpisode One of John Kenneth Galbraith’s account of the history of economic thought.
Share the post “Nickel and Dimed: The American Ruling Class”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailHow did America become a country where half of us are poor? Barbara Ehrenreich’s seminal work of embedded service-industry journalism, Nickel and Dimed, was turned into an offbeat “dramatic-documentary-musical” in 2007. … Continue reading
Share the post “The 1% Has Always Been With Us”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mail From an excellent post at Io9, “The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy:” The secret of the Inca’s great wealth may have been their unusual tax … Continue reading
Share the post “Nothing Left To Lose”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mail Mayor Bloomberg should try reading his own newswire before pontificating on the innocence of Wall Street. If he wants to know why Americans are willing to face pepper spray and batons, he need … Continue reading
Share the post “A Map of Global Oligarchy”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mail Having mapped the global oligarchy (above, with the biggest ownership companies in red), this New Scientist article was doing fine when: Crucially, by identifying the architecture of global economic power, the analysis could … Continue reading