Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Great Tax-Cut Experiment

to read Gerald Friedman’s “The Great Tax-Cut Experiment” from Dollars and Sense, January/February 2013, click on http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2013/0113friedman.html Comparisons with Other Countries: Americans pay a smaller proportion of total income in taxes than do people in any other advanced capitalist economy. … Continue reading

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U.S. Corporate Tax Rate Plunges To 40 Year Low Of 12.1 Percent

By Pat Garofalo on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:20 am In recent decades, corporate tax revenue has plunged, falling from about 6 percent of gross domestic product in the 1950?s to less than 2 percent today, due to a proliferation … Continue reading

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imperialism & war | legacies VIDEO: “You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know,” Noam Chomsky, June 2012, 2hr 33min author: Noam Chomsky e-mail:e-mail: marc1seed@yahoo.com

Few people carry on the constant battle to get outside mainstream reporting. Hear Noam explain how expansion was justified as stability when Andrew Jackson seized Florida. Expansionism like exceptionalism has a long history reaching back to the founding of the … Continue reading

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Late Capitalism and Neo-Liberalism by Michel Husson, January 2012, 8pp

to read Michel Husson’s pdf essay “Late Capitalism and Neo-Liberalism,” January 2012, 8pp, click on http://hussonet.free.fr/loulou12.pdf “…the European Union is not ready to solve its institutional problems and to dare to exclude the financing of public debt from the speculative … Continue reading

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Frederick Engels on the Theoretical Development of Modern Socialism

by: Thomas Riggins November 4 2011 http://www.politicalaffairs.net/frederick-engels-on-the-theoretical-development-of-modern-socialism/ Engels discusses the theories of modern socialism in chapter two of part three of his book Anti-Dühring: Herr Eugen Dühring’s Revolution in Science. We are informed that socialism is a politico-economic theory based … Continue reading

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