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 2018-04-21 00:11 

The Sacramento Bee

Starbucks is setting an unusually good example...

A common sentiment is that a day of racial bias education is pointless, just another example of "woke capitalism" meant to burnish Starbucks's image. Far from emptily signifying, Starbucks is setting an unusually good example of what should be...

 2018-04-20 22:49 

The Sacramento Bee

Inflated resume claims prompt review of top CalPERS official...

CalPERS is reviewing its appointment of Chief Financial Officer Charles Asubonten following an April 11, 2018 report on the blog Naked Capitalism that suggested he inflated key points of his work history on his resume....

 2018-04-20 22:00 

The Guardian

What happened this week is not a shock, it is capitalism as intended...

One day perhaps this government will not treat voters like fools, but it seems we shall have to wait a bit longer...

 2018-04-20 13:03 

Chicago Sun-Times

Joliet Junior College settles 'free speech zone' lawsuit...

Student Ivette Salazar alleged the school prohibited her from handing out flyers that read, "Shut Down Capitalism."...

 2018-04-20 11:59 

ZDNet

Ransomware, stolen data or malware: How do online crooks really make their money?...

The cybercrime economy has "now become a kind of mirror image of contemporary capitalism", says paper....

 2018-04-20 09:54 

Washington Times

Lawsuit filed by student over 'free speech zone' settled...

CHICAGO (AP) - A suburban Chicago community college has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a student who alleged the school violated her free-speech rights by prohibiting her from handing out flyers that read, "Shut Down Capitalism." Ivette Salaz...

 2018-04-20 05:00 

The Guardian

Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis and points the way out...

The long read: The Communist Manifesto foresaw the predatory and polarised global capitalism of the 21st century. But Marx and Engels also showed us that we have the power to create a better world....

 2018-04-19 21:37 

Tom Woods

Ep. 1139 Anti-Libertarian Cliches Sliced and Diced...

Today's episode covers a wide range of topics: the origins of Trump, fallacies of protectionism, how to respond to critics who say libertarianism has never been tried, plus Somalia, working conditions under capitalism, why libertarianism is attacked w...

 2018-04-19 14:55 

The Daily Caller

Student Gets $30,000 After Passing Out 'Shut Down Capitalism' Flyers...

A student got $30,000 Wednesday after passing out...

 2018-04-19 14:48 

The Economist

Some American startups are borrowing ideas from China...

But American regulators do not always welcome e-scooters...

 2018-04-19 14:48 

The Economist

The humbling of India’s tycoons...

The nature of Indian capitalism is changing. Long may it last...

 2018-04-19 11:30 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Why socialism still doesn't work | Opinion...

The debate about socialism and capitalism is not academic, it is existential. And the better we understand the strengths and flaws of each system, the better we can discuss and discover the best solutions to our current problems....

 2018-04-19 00:02 

Washington Times

Elon Musk seeks space travel to tap into one of the most corrupt technologies around...

You might imagine that pro-capitalism, free-market folk like me would just love what Elon Musk has done in the past couple of decades but you'd be wrong. I enjoy his entrepreneurial spirit and success, founding company (zip2) after company (PayPal) af...

 2018-04-18 23:20 

Variety

Can Capitalism Find High Times as California Embraces Pot?...

It's a spring afternoon on West Hollywood's Santa Monica Boulevard and in-between a Russian grocery and a tattoo parlor, things are bustling at "Dr." Dina Broward's Alternative Herbal Health Servic......

 2018-04-18 15:16 

The Huffington Post

Capitalism's Betrayal Of The Working Class Could Be Its Undoing...

Workers are the very people who produce the profits on which capitalism depends....

 2018-04-18 05:00 

The Guardian

China's gift to Europe is a new version of crony capitalism...

My country, the Czech Republic, has bent over backwards for President Xi, with little benefit to citizens or the wider economy, says Czech academic Martin Hala...

 2018-04-18 00:17 

Haaretz Daily

70 years on: Thoughts on Israel's imperfect capitalism...

Surgery on socialism in 1985 was a success, but side effects of poverty, inequality still felt...

 2018-04-18 00:04 

The Sun

If the Conservatives don't solve the housing crisis they will destroy trust in capitalism...

IF the Tories don't solve the housing crisis, they won't just be guaranteeing their own downfall. They'll be destroying a whole generation's trust in capitalism and the free market whilst they're at it. A new report suggests that more ...

 2018-04-17 17:45 

Chicago Tribune

'It's the purest form of American capitalism there is': Nick Hardy on verge of becoming pro golfer...

Nick Hardy knows when golf will become his day job, but the Northbrook native and Illinois senior has some other important dates ahead of him first. Hardy plans to make his debut as a pro golfer at the Rust-Oleum Championship at the Ivanhoe Club, which is...

 2018-04-17 09:13 

Haaretz Daily

A tale of two kibbutzim and how capitalism doesn't always trump socialism...

Ein Dor and Yizre'el in northern Israel were both established in 1948. One was privatized in 2003, while the other still serves three communal meals a day and adheres to the old kibbutz socialist ethos can you guess which one is thriving today?...

 2018-04-16 21:19 

WorldNetDaily

I'm quitting Facebook to protest capitalism...

(The Nation) — A lot has been made of the befuddled way in which senators tried to confront Mark Zuckerberg last week. Orrin Hatch seemed surprised that you can run a profitable tech business without charging customers for the service. (Zuckerberg&#...

 2018-04-16 07:54 

Euronews

Why 'Black Panther' is useful for countering populism | View...

For those left disillusioned by capitalism, communism and democratization, is there an alternative narrative more inspiring than populism?...

 2018-04-16 05:10 

Financial Times

Podcast: Martin Wolf — The crisis of democratic capitalism...

Big Picture podcast: The FT's chief economics commentator asks why voters are so unhappy...

 2018-04-16 05:10 

Financial Times

Podcast: Martin Wolf — The crisis of democratic capitalism...

Why are voters so unhappy? Featuring Jeffrey Sachs, Diane Coyle and David Goodhart...

 2018-04-15 18:04 

AlterNet.org

Did Capitalism's Darkest Impulses Kill Your Local Alt-Weekly?...

A onetime newspaper legend is now in jail on a really scary list of indictments. I once lost my job, and at least slightly altered the history of what was then known as "alternative journalism," because of an obnoxious comment I made in a bar. Hum...

 2018-04-13 23:25 

Zero Hedge

The Reasons For Anti-Capitalism: Ignorance, Arrogance, & Envy...

Authored by Richard Ebeling via The Future Of Freedom Foundation, Why is the free enterprise or capitalist economic system so widely disliked, hated and opposed? Given the success of the competitive market economy to "deliver the goods," it presen...

 2018-04-13 17:59 

Natural News

Teen Vogue promotes communism in 'explainer on capitalism' authored by antifa extremist...
 2018-04-13 17:57 

The Gateway Pundit

Teen Vogue Promotes Communism in 'Explainer on Capitalism' Authored By Antifa Extremist...

Teen Vogue has published what they are claiming is an "explainer on capitalism" authored by an communist extremist. The piece was written by anarchist Kim Kelly, whose previous work for the outlet (which is marketed towards teenagers) included an ...

 2018-04-13 17:04 

Mother Jones

Big Banks Are Kicking Ass...

From the Wall Street Journal today: The plutocrats seem to be doing well. But don't just take the word of some radical, capitalism-hating lefty at Mother Jones. The numbers speak for themselves: Those bank-killing Dodd-Frank regulations have really de...

 2018-04-13 12:49 

Hindustan Times

HT Picks:This week's most interesting books...

This week's selection includees the new KRMeena, an examination of a young marriage, and a peek at capitalism in the new age...

 2018-04-13 03:26 

National Review

Tighter Regulation Would Probably Increase Facebook’s Profits...

Why would Zuckerberg & other titans of capitalism welcome regulation? Because regulation is the best protection against competition. It stabilizes prices, eliminates uncertainty, and writes profits into law.'...

 2018-04-12 07:24 

National Review

Happy Graduation!...

Happy Graduation, Snowflakes! Four years of relentless indoctrination is now complete. Most of you no longer trust markets, capitalism, or your parents. You are now officially social-justice warriors.'...

 2018-04-12 05:00 

The Guardian

People want homes, jobs, a future: no wonder they distrust capitalism now...

Post-cold war politics shifted to the right, and ordinary people suffered. Mainstream parties need to know what went wrong, writes Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott...

 2018-04-11 17:53 

NPR

How Globalized Capitalism Drives Worldwide Fear And Discontentment...

Author Robert Kuttner says the decline of social contracts in Western democracies has led to the rise of right-wing populism. His new book is Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?...

 2018-04-11 17:53 

WSHU

How Globalized Capitalism Drives Worldwide Fear And Discontentment...

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 2018-04-11 13:46 

The Weekly Standard

Exporting the (Micro) Revolution...

Muhammad Yunus, the father of microcredit, thinks he knows how to fix capitalism, end poverty, and even get rid of carbon emissions. Here's what he's missing....

 2018-04-11 09:00 

NY Times

Letter of Recommendation: AliExpress...

It's less a shopping experience than a way of mainlining late capitalism....

 2018-04-11 06:25 

National Review

Episode 32: Blarney Tim Carney...

In the latest Remnant, Washington Examiner commentary editor Tim Carney joins Jonah to discuss the headlines of the day (the Cohen raid, Syria, the 2018 midterms) and to do a deeper dive on the nature of crony capitalism.'...

 2018-04-10 13:45 

ANSA

Unbridled capitalism widened rich-poor gap - Pope...

The unbridled capitalism of the last few decades has widened the gap between the rich and the poor,...

 2018-04-10 05:00 

The Guardian

Here's why tech companies abuse our data: because we let them...

In the pursuit of ever-faster online transactions, we have facilitated surveillance capitalism it's time to create some friction, says law professor Brett Frischmann...

 2018-04-10 00:22 

Business Standard

The mystery of 'data capitalism'...

The book's central theme is that traditional markets based on money and price are now being replaced by data and information...

 2018-04-09 21:35 

VOA

Pope Seeks 'Saints Next Door' Not Doctrinaire Perfectionists...

Pope Francis is calling for ordinary Catholics to live holy lives in whatever they do, stressing that the "saints next door" are more pleasing to God than religious elites who insist on perfect adherence to rules and doctrine. In a new document re...

 2018-04-09 10:48 

Haaretz Daily

Labour's anti-Semitism problem didn't start with Corbyn. It's been festering for a century...

Anti-Semitism has long been recurrent feature of radical and socialist politics in Britain. We need more than denunciations and expulsions to confront how the left talks about capitalism, race and Jews...

 2018-04-09 05:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

How 'Democracy' hides American fascism...

Every writer and every commentator in America refers to the U.S. as a democracy of free enterprise capitalism with individual privacy and property rights. This is a big laugh to any sober person. The post How 'Democracy' hides American fascism app...

 2018-04-08 16:49 

The Guardian

The old-style Marxists knew all about transnational capitalism...

Letters: Responding to Rana Dasgupta's piece on the demise of the nation state, Gordon Best and Lucy Craig recommend re-reading Leon Trotsky, Ben Schouwenburg says we should revisit Paul Baran, and Philip Stenning brings up the UN...

 2018-04-08 13:00 

PennLive.com

Today's youth reject capitalism, but what do they want to replace it? | Opinion...
 2018-04-08 10:00 

Salon

Italian writer Edoardo Nesi on the illusions of global capitalism: "We have lost our way"...

Novelist and essayist Edoardo Nesi tells the story of one city's decline. It's also the decline of our civilization...

 2018-04-07 21:00 

The Guardian

How Facebook got into a mess and why it can't get out of it...

Mark Zuckerberg will be hauled before Congress this week. He'll apologise but his company doesn't know how to change its brand of 'surveillnce capitalism'...

 2018-04-07 17:30 

Salon

Today's youth reject capitalism, but what do they want to replace it?...

Today's youth are increasingly rejecting capitalism....

 2018-04-07 17:01 

Business Insider

The entrepreneur who says there's a 'war on normal people' is running for president on a platform of giving nearly every American $1,000 each month...

Andrew Yang argues that for capitalism to thrive in the United States, a universal basic income will have to help keep a generation of workers from being lost....

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