Greenfield, Mass. (Special to Informed Comment) – We are living in the year 2020 AD, signifying two thousand twenty years …
A strange kind of who cares rises at the spectacle of the world economy which is frozen mentally and structurally in place and on its way to disaster, climate crisis at 5G.
Fact: the world population might have better survival chances as ‘beggars’…
COVID-19 has not only presented the global economy with its greatest public health challenge in over a century, but also likely killed off the notion of America’s “unipolar moment” for good. That doesn’t mean full-on autarky or isolationism but, rather, enlightened selfishness, which allows for some limited cooperation. Donald Trump’s ongoing threats to impose additional More
‘In the coming fall and winter, the US epidemic will likely run rampant, and more countries and regions will be forced to suffer because of the US.’
No one wants to die, but hey, who wouldn’t be willing to sacrifice their life to protect someone’s patent monopoly? That is a question that is implicitly raised in this New York Times piece on the race to develop an effective vaccine against the coronavirus. Near the beginning the piece tells readers: “In an era More
Our best path out of the Trump China box is to put him in a box he can’t get out of. .. As Covid-19 deaths and unemployment soar, Trump’s reelection chances depend on three factors: 1) the Democrats
On April 14, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump addressed a news conference at the White House, where he said that his administration would “halt [all] funding” for the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO, founded in 1948, is the principal United Nations agency tasked with the improvement of the health of the world; it is also widely acknowledged as an agency that is best suited to deal with health emergencies. More
We have indirectly addressed this question many times here: liberal capitalism and authoritarian pseudo-communism plus capitalism isn’t a choice, it is two failures.
Our ideas of DMNC attempt to correctly blend robust economies under a Commons not controlled by a state…