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See also Mike-Frank Epitropoulos’s pre-election piece, A Second Demonstration Project for Greece. Patti Smith’s song People Have the Power has been adopted as SYRIZA’s anthem. SYRIZA’s twitter feed posted another YouTube version of the song (as reported by the New … Continue reading ? The post Mike-Frank Epitropoulos on SYRIZA Victory appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
(1) Greek elections: We just posted an article by Mike-Frank Epitropoulos on tomorrow’s elections in Greece, and what a SYRIZA election would mean: A Second Demonstration Project for Greece. The title alludes to the article Mike wrote for us back … Continue reading ? The post Links: SYRIZA, SOTU, etc. appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
New Issue! Our Jan/Feb 2015 issue is (finally) out–or at least it is ready to be sent to the printers tomorrow. (E-subscribers will get their pdf by email tomorrow also.) We posted John Miller’s “Up Against the Wall Street … Continue reading ? The post New Issue! appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
I heard from my old friend in the Finger Lakes in upstate New York, Jeremy Alderson, about the upcoming 17th Homelessness Marathon, happening this coming Tuesday and Wednesday. This is an annual, 14-hour, overnight radio broadcast focusing...Show More Summary
Here are some items I’ve been meaning to post: (1) ASSA Protests: My last post mentioned the planned protests at the ASSA; there was a bit of a buzz about the protests at the conference, and there was pretty impressive … Continue reading ? The post Wednesday Links appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
Adbusters magazine is organizing demonstrations at this year’s Allied Social Sciences meetings, which are happening in Boston this coming weekend. Here’s the info about it: Demonstration against mainstream economics at the ASSA on...Show More Summary
Quick links–some new, some long overdue: (1) On the so-called “CRomnibus” and the provision that would “add numerous additional exemptions to the section’s ban on Federal government bailouts of large derivatives dealers”: Simon Johnson,...Show More Summary
(1) New Issue! We have finally finished layout for our November/December issue, which is our 40th-anniversary issue (see retrospective cover above). Two articles are posted: Arthur MacEwan’s “Ask Dr. Dollar” column on global inequality,...Show More Summary
The film director James Schamus, who is a D&S subscriber and supporter, wrote us saying he “thought you’d like to see some work inspired by what you do”–two short films about money that are part of the New York Times‘s “We … Continue reading ? The post That Film About Money appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
Apologies about the break from posts for the past week plus. I just moved apartments, and that kept me from blogging. (Though around the same time I was moving we had some troubles with our sister blog, Triple Crisis, which … Continue reading ? The post Tuesday Links: London Whale, S.A.C. Capital, Jeff Madrick appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
(1) Alejandro Reuss on Market Basket: I noticed that a Twitter account related to the low-wage worker organizing that is going on now, @LowPayIsNotOk, tweeted about a ridiculous article from Forbes arguing that the take-away from the return of Arthur T. Show More Summary
We have finally sent our September/October 2014 Annual Labor Issue out to e-subscribers (print subscribers should get it within a week to ten days). And I just posted our cover story to the website, The Future of Work, Leisure, … Continue reading ? The post Annual Labor Issue appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
A few items in advance of this weekend’s Climate March in NYC: (1) Ron Baiman of the Chicago Political Economy Group sent us this: I’m sometimes asked: What is industrial policy? This article (“Sun and Wind Alter Global Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind”) by … Continue reading ? The post Climate March Links: Industrial Policy! appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
(1) Dr. Dollar on the Ex-Im Bank. Our latest piece from the (still in production) Sept/Oct issue: Arthur “Dr. Dollar” MacEwan answers this question from D&S reader Arne Alpert: “Congressional Republicans and the Heritage FoundationShow More Summary
(1) Jeannette Wicks-Lim on the Real News Network. Frequent D&S author and staff economist at the Political Economy Research Institute, Jeannette Wicks-Lim, in an interview back in 2009 about the coming low-wage future. The email today...Show More Summary
(1) Boots Riley talks communism on Fox: See what happens when someone criticizes capitalism on an Ohio Fox affiliate. The story at the Plain Dealer website is great; the comment section is hilarious. See also the original story at the Lakewood Citizen … Continue reading ? The post Thursday Links: Boots, Salaita, Kalamazoo, etc. appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
(1) Max Blumenthal, interviewed on Jung & Naiv. An excellent interview with Max Blumenthal, contextualizing the assault on Gaza in the rise of right wing and genocidal rhetoric in Israel. (Hat-tip to Marjo van der Veen.) A wide-ranging...Show More Summary
(1) Claudia Roth Pierpont, A Raised Voice: How Nina Simone turned the movement into music. Great piece in the current New Yorker. Read while listening to “Mississippi Goddam” (above). (2) Frederick Reese, In Greece Privatization Schemes, Who Benefits? From Mint Press. (3) Gerald Friedman, … Continue reading ? The post Wednesday Links appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
This is an op-ed piece in the China Post by Martin Khor, who is a contributor to our sister blog, Triple Crisis, and is executive director of the South Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. Here are links to our four most … Continue reading ? The post Martin Khor: The Gaza Carnage Must Stop appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
Here’s what I’ve got for this week: (1) Jason Stanley, Detroit’s Drought of Democracy. Last week’s links included a piece about water privatization in Detroit; this piece is from the New York Times‘ philosophy blog, The Stone, by one of my … Continue reading ? The post Monday Links appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.