Modernity, revolution and postcapitalism… June 28th, 2018 • Our discussions today reinvoke our discussions of modernity and revolution with a focus on the possibility of postcapitalism.
Glory hallelujah! If the Lord’s “terrible swift sword” had descended from the heavens to witness the Democratic Party’s congressional delegation’s standing ovation in response to Donald Trump’s State of Union introduction of his despicably appointed Venezuelan presidential pretender Juan Guaidó, the Democrats would be dead in the water. But there is no God in American politics; the only certainty lies in a clear understanding that the election game is rigged from More
For the last half-century, US and UK capitalisms led the way in undoing the parallel legacies of the New Deal and Europe’s social democracies. From its ascending Thatcher-Reagan couple to its descending Trump-Johnson imitation, neoliberal capitalism replaced Keynesian capitalism. Private corporate capitalists funded effective campaigns to celebrate neo-liberalism. The US and UK institutionalized it by de-regulating and privatizing further and faster than anywhere else More
A new phase in humanity’s relationship with the biosphere, where the ocean is not only crucial but is being fundamentally changed”…
Nearly a decade after Occupy Wall Street, more people than ever are naming capitalism as the enemy.