Cross posted from Pruning Shears. Read more about MMT's job guarantee: oasis or mirage?
Cross posted from Pruning Shears.
Disclosure: I am not an economist and have no formal training in the field. What follows are the observations of a layman. Read more about MMT as opponent of democracy and tool for entrenching inequality
The draft of a new international trade accord and the proposed Keystone XL pipeline show how the US allows istelf to be taken advantage of.
Cross posted from Pruning Shears. Read more about America: Canada and Europe's willing chump
Amidst the pointing and laughing at the failure of "Operation American Spring" to get more than a handful of supporters (and just to pile on a little bit more: it looks like the only way the Tea Party gets real numbers in DC is if the Koch brothers charter buses for the event. Not very grassrootsy!), I'd like to point out one thing before the whole episode goes down the memory hole:
This was an event that explicitly disavowed the "watering the tree of liberty" bullshit that teabaggers hold so dear. From the Operation American Spring web site (all emphasis added). Read more about Was #OperationAmericanSpring insufficiently gun nutty?