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An Abundance of Wealth and a Scarcity of Capital: Resolving the Paradox

✑ NICK JOHNSON` ╱ ± 7 minutes
Such trends will prove unsustainable.

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The Tyranny of Meritocracy

✑ BLAIR FIX` ╱ ± 8 minutes
Think of the skill that is most rewarded in our society. It’s not musical ability. It’s not writing ability.

Declining Labor Shares of GDP: Is There Something to Be Explained?

✑ DEAN BAKER` ╱ ± 3 minutes
There has been virtually no change in the labor share.

South America Cries Out: Neoliberalism — Never Again!

✑ VIJAY PRASHAD` ╱ ± 6 minutes
It was chanted in the streets of Santiago, Chile; it was drawn on the walls in Buenos Aires.

Politics as Natural Selection

✑ CHRIS DILLOW` ╱ ± 5 minutes
Perhaps Brexit fits this.

Capital Not Ideology

✑ MICHAEL ROBERTS` ╱ ± 10 minutes
Piketty takes the idealist view that history is a battle of ideologies.

The IMF Convenes in Washington, Deaf to the Suffering It Causes Across the Planet

✑ VIJAY PRASHAD` ╱ ± 5 minutes
No one within the IMF meeting will raise the question of democracy.

American Dreams

✑ DAVID F. RUCCIO` ╱ ± 5 minutes
The socialist American Dream made the capitalist American Dream possible.

Has Wealth Gone Digital?

✑ BLAIR FIX` ╱ ± 10 minutes
It’s based on a misunderstanding of the nature of wealth.




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