Category Archives: capitalism

DOWN WITH THE TPP!

March 30, 2014  By Jack Jodell. My computer has intermittently been going down – that is why I have been so inactive lately. Before it nosedives again, I thought I would comment briefly on an ominous and developing trade agreement … Continue reading

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AN IDEA WHOSE TIME IS LONG OVERDUE!

Jan. 24, 2014  By Jack Jodell.  Few Americans bemoaned the collapse of the old Soviet Union when it occurred nearly a quarter century ago. After all, it had quickly regressed from its once nobly-inspired idealistic goals of economic equality for … Continue reading

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HEROES AND HEROINES, 2014!

Jan. 4, 2014  By Jack Jodell. HAPPY NEW YEAR, everybody! I thought I’d start this new year on a positive note. Lord knows, this blog has spent a very long time focusing on the negative aspects of our government, economy, … Continue reading

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A SINCERE APOLOGY TO FUTURE GENERATIONS!

Oct. 9, 2013  By Jack Jodell. I write this post today with a heavy heart and a sense of great remorse for what my generation has done and for all that it has failed to do.  Most of us “baby boomers” began … Continue reading

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INEQUALITY FOR ALL!

Sept. 19, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “This economy can go on no longer…because it has become absolutely criminal…this economic model is killing more people in the world than all the armies put together.” – Chilean Economist Manfred Max-Neef – I … Continue reading

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A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS BADLY NEEDED! (Part Two)

July 30, 2013  By Jack Jodell. “The needs of the many far outweigh the wants of the few.” – Star Trek’s Mr. Spock – It is undeniable to all fair-minded, thinking persons that our current form of welfare-state capitalism has … Continue reading

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A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS BADLY NEEDED! (Part One)

July 25, 2013  By Jack Jodell. Most of us in the western world have been literally brainwashed into believing that capitalism is the best and fairest economic system ever devised. Indeed, we have been led to believe it is the … Continue reading

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THE REPUBLICANS ARE RIGHT!

May 23, 2013  By Jack Jodell. The Republicans are right to assert that government is the problem and not the solution. No, friends – I have not lost my mind – kindly just hear me out. Before long, I’m sure … Continue reading

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A LONG-OVERDUE TRIBUTE TO I. F. STONE!

May 12, 2013  By Jack Jodell. A voice rarely mentioned anymore, yet nonetheless tremendously influential during that fabulous liberal era of the mid-1950s to the early 197os , was that of Isidor (Izzy) Feinstein Stone, better known as I. F. … Continue reading

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THE SLY TEA PARTY ATTEMPT TO CIRCUMVENT OUR GOVERNMENT!

May 1, 2013  By Jack Jodell. With very, VERY rare exception (notably in its earliest years and again, briefly, during the progressive-era presidency of Teddy Roosevelt over 100 years ago), the Republican Party has never stood for or represented the best interests … Continue reading

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