Monthly Archives: May 2015

Getting Your Head Out of Your Ideology

The fundamental problem with political and economic ideology is that it requires an enemy.  Unfortunately, as I will argue in detail, the resulting spirit of contempt embedded in our politics ultimately blinds its participants from finding real solutions to very … Continue reading

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Free Trade: Fast Tracking the Destruction of the 1%

If anyone had a fine-tuned gut instinct regarding the means to destroying the rich it was the angry economist Karl Marx.    One option he suggested to bringing the captains of capitalism to their knees was free trade, but unfortunately like … Continue reading

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