The U.S. oil industry is lobbying the Trump Administration to pressure the Saudis to cut oil production in order to raise the price of oil. That’s right, raise the price of oil. In case you have not been following events […]
Bernie Sanders’ comments on literacy improvements in Cuba under Castro will continue to be a campaign issue. With this in mind, we should be clear in our minds about the Cuban experience. When Castro came to power after the successful […]
You have got to hand it to the proponents of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). MMT offers a conceptual framework of U.S monetary and fiscal operations which accurately reflect the workings of these operations in both the U.S. and other nations […]
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I live in a major, pretty-much post industrial Midwestern city. A few years back the City was a massive collage of graffiti: some of it was a collection of simple tags, some of it was just flat-out amazing art. I […]
I am old enough to have grown-up during the 60’s and early 70’s. For many of us who grew up during this era, the era shaped our world views: views which have remained with us to this day. During the […]
Why do the Iranians hate us? They, afterall, took 52 Americans hostage during their 1979 revolution. Are we not the ones justified in hate towards the Iranian people? Let’s try to imagine this from the Iranian perspective. The popular press, […]
NATIONAL HEALTHCARE MIGHT REQUIRE A TAX CUT? Recently I heard a great argument by the Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) people with regard to National Healthcare. The argument comes from Warren Mosler, one of the original MMT theorist, hedge fund founder, […]