When fascism comes to American it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.________ William W. Wise

Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power. Benito Mussolini

In the aftermath of the violent “insurrection” and the second Trump Impeachment Trial…


There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s winning. _______Warren Buffett

The culture wars give the oligarchs, both Democrats and Republicans the cover to continue the pillage. _______ Chris Hedges

Socialism never took root in American because the poor there see themselves not as exploited…


The magic of money

The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is the one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or evade truth, not reveal it _________John Kenneth Galbraith

Dear Madame Secretary:

I am fairly certain that you do not recall us meeting several years back when Ed Epstein…


Necessitous men are not free men. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made. In our day these economic truths have become accepted as self-evident. We have accepted, so to speak, a second Bill of Rights under which a new basis…


We cannot solve problems with the same kind of thinking that we used when we created them. ________ Albert Einstein

A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years. ________ Lysander Spooner

The US dodged a bullet…


I am worried that our technology is helping to bring the long, postwar consensus against fascism to an end. ____ David Bodanis

I first began studying the Silicon Valley as a policy phenomenon back in the early 1980s, when state and local governments across the globe were trying to replicate…


People worry that computers will get too smart and will take over the world. But the real problem is that they are too stupid and they’ve already taken over the world

____ Pedro Domingos, The Master Algorithm

The development of computer programs that attempt to replicate human intelligence have exploded…


PANDERING TO PLUTOCRATS and Catering to Kleptocrats

People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage…. But the privileged also feel that their privileges, however egregious they may seem to others, are a solemn, basic, God-given right. The sensitivity of the…


The Misplaced Political Economy of Karl Polanyi

Gregory A. Daneke

It seems to be easier for us today to imagine the thoroughgoing deterioration of the earth and of nature than the breakdown of late capitalism; perhaps that is due to some weakness in our imagination. Fredric Jameson

The Pernicious Paradigm…


PANDERING TO PLUTOCRATS, and Catering to Kleptocrats

People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage…. But the privileged also feel that their privileges, however egregious they may seem to others, are a solemn, basic, God-given right. The sensitivity of the poor to injustice is a trivial thing…

Greg Daneke

Gregory A. Daneke, Professor Emeritus, School of Business, Arizona State. Other teaching posts: Michigan & Stanford. Gov. service: GAO, DOE, and White House.

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