Category Archives: Economics for Dummies

What REALLY happened last night — er, YEAR — in Sweden

Here’s something that should knock Drumpf’s combover right off his head: Yeah, how about that. The Swedish economy is booming. Socialism really IS good for capitalism! Not for individual crooked capitalists so much, maybe, but for an economy, any economy? … Continue reading

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Quotable: Eugene V. Debs on socialism

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Thoughts and impressions on the French election

The flags are tricolor; the supporters of the new president, multi-colored. The margin of victory, at latest count, stands at exactly two to one for Emmanuel Macron. A decisive victory over his nationalist rival, Marine Le Pen. And yet. It’s … Continue reading

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Bernie burns Drumpf

So okay, this is a few days late. (I only saw this just this morning.) But it’s not a penny short.

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Stupid Sex Tricks: Bummer jeans for the bourgeoisie

Yes, those are jeans that unzip all down the crotch, from front of waist to back. And all down the legs, as well. They’re hideous, they’re hideously overpriced, they go from borderline obscene to actually obscene with just the pull … Continue reading

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The bullshit hypocrisy of Luis Almagro

Oh joy, oh bliss, oh yay. Once more, a brave lone voice of democracy has spoken out against a country creeping ever so slowly yet steadily toward dictatorship. No, he’s not talking about the recent power-grab of Sultan Erdogan in … Continue reading

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Neil Macdonald cries for teh menz

Oh, won’t somebody think of the men? Clearly, no one in Ottawa is doing so, if the latest federal budget is any indication. Luckily, the menz have Neil Macdonald, CBC’s voice of the voiceful, to take up their kvetch for … Continue reading

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Who the hell is Stephen Fucking Bannon?

26 minutes of your time, folks. That’s all Abby Martin needs to lay out the facts. If your hair’s not turning white by the end of it, you weren’t paying attention. (Either that, or you must already be white-haired…or bald.) … Continue reading

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Quotable: Don Freeman on anarchy vs. capitalism

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West Virginia feels the Bern

Holy frack. You have GOT to see this town-hall meeting Bernie Sanders attended in McDowell County, West Virginia: McDowell has the distinction of being the setting of Homer Hickam’s memoir, Rocket Boys (and the movie based on it, October Sky). … Continue reading

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