Category Archives: Saving America

Sounding the Alarm

Intoduction With Apologies to our followers: We haven’t posted here in a while. However, we have been busy. JMH has lately been posting articles on Daily Kos, a series on distributional macroeconomics and the inequality problem. The series has begun … Continue reading

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The Big Lie: Reaganomics

Opposition to the Trump regime is surfacing rapidly. The most recent issue of Rolling Stone (February 25 – March 9, 2017) features an interview with John Oliver, discussing his plans for “Last Week Tonight” in this first year of Trump’s administration. … Continue reading

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The Great Correction

Most Americans are at least apprehensive, and many of us are terrified, by the prospect of the upcoming Donald Trump presidency. These fears are justified. People who voted for him did so despite his lack of experience or leadership skills, … Continue reading

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Bad News on the Doorstep

This line, from the song “American Pie” by Don McLean , instantly popped into my head when I sat down to read the morning papers on Monday, December 5, 2016. A Google search for “Bad News on the Doorstep” will … Continue reading

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Trump’s Presidency and Our Economic Future: Part II – The Bitter Fruits of Misplaced Faith

  On October 9, 2013, in a blog article entitled “Ignorance is Death,” I discussed the vast public ignorance about economics and the extreme danger inherent in GOP policies (here), I wrote: The fruits of ignorance are truly amazing. In … Continue reading

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The Terrifying Truth About Politics

The preceding post began with a little-noticed quotation from Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic convention: “I believe that our economy isn’t working the way it should because our democracy isn’t working the way it should.” We saw in … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Delusions of Mainstream Capitalism

The economics profession is in a state of confusion unparalleled in the history of the social sciences.  The devastating stock market crash in 2008 had not been anticipated. In its aftermath, The Economist  [1] opined:  [T]there is a clear case for reinvention, … Continue reading

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Entitlement, Repression and Class Warfare

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) “Entitlement is multi-generational, but so is working together“ Yesterday was a tough day for me, starting with the morning’s news about the Supreme Court’s decision on the validity of strip searches and continuing with a conversation … Continue reading

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Occupy the Nation

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Surely some revelation is at hand; Surely the Second Coming is at hand. The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out When a vast image out of Spiritus Mundi Troubles my sight: somewhere in … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the American Dream

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) This past weekend, more than 24,000 Americans gathered in house meetings all across America to discuss proposals to rebuild the American Dream.  The collective input from all of these meetings is being organized into … Continue reading

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Decline in America

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Entitlement, Repression, and Class Warfare – Proving a social safety net and freedom from economic and social repression are basic functions of American government. The Divided States of Christian America? – In the Supreme Court’s 2001 Good News … Continue reading

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