Tag Archives: Capitalism

Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- ‘Capitalism for Growth, Government for Fairness’

Source:The New Democrat  “When I hear discussions of how to encourage economic growth, along with equality and fairness, I sometimes feel as if the discussants are in the grip of a category confusion, like someone who rinses their vegetables in … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Jim Sleeper- ‘Our Puritan Heritage’: The Limits of Liberal Democracy

Source:Democracy Journal: Opinion- Jim Sleeper: Our Puritan Heritage I’m a Liberal Democrat and proud of that, because I believe in liberal democracy and individual rights and the freedom that comes with those things. I believe American liberal democracy and American … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion- Chris Hedges- “Karl Marx Was Right”: The Old Capitalism-Socialism Debate

TruthDig: Opinion- Chris Hedges- Karl Marx Was Right I’m really tired of this old debate between capitalism and socialism, as if they are two competing ideologies. That they are complete opposites of each other, when they’re not. The opposite of … Continue reading

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U.S News: Eric Schnurer- ‘A Modest Proposal: Stop Taxing The Rich’

“I’VE COME TO THE reluctant conclusion that there’s only one progressive solution to the problem destroying American politics and, with it, our country’s future: Give Republicans the one and only thing they care about. That’s right – let’s exempt the … Continue reading

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The Nation: The Almanac- Richard Kreitner: FDR Signs The Emergency Act, Launching The New Deal: March 9, 1933

Source:The Nation: The Almanac- Richard Kreitner: March 9th 1933- FDR Sign Emergency Banking Act, Launching The New Deal If you think President Barack Obama had it tough when he became President of the United States back in 2009, imagine being … Continue reading

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Sam Seder: Philip Mirowski- How Neoliberalism Survived The Financial Meltdown?

To me at least neoliberalism and libertarianism at least when it comes to economics are different things. Economic liberalization where you’re talking about decentralization of the central state and privatizing state-owned industries and companies and empowering people to own property. … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: Video: PBS’s Firing Line With William F. Buckley: Margaret Thatcher, Capitalism and a Free Society

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This is what a so-called smart Conservative sounds like in Margaret Thatcher and again conservative by British standards, which means lest socialist than Social Democrats. Lady Thatcher wasn’t arguing … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion: Robert Reich: “American Capitalism is in Crisis”: Liberal Capitalism vs. Social Capitalism

alternet.orgSource: (via Robert Reich: American Capitalism is Broken | Alternet) There are a lot of so-called Progressives in America who are really are what would be called Social Democrats or Socialists in Canada or Europe that argue that “Canada and Europe … Continue reading

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The Heartland Institute: Opinion- Richard Ebeling- The Free Market vs. The Interventionist State: The Different Economic Systems

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There is no pure free market economy in the world today.  I use the term private market instead of free market and private enterprise instead of free enterprise.  Any type … Continue reading

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AEI: Opinion: James Pethokoukis: The New Marxism: What is Democratic Capitalism

AEI: Opinion: James Pethokoukis: The New Marxism Rik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Winston Churchill famously said, “Democracy is the worst … Continue reading

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