Haiti, Imperialism and the War Against Petrocaribe Lautaro Rivara
Haitians back on the streets in anti-government protests Prensa Latina
US Gives Guaido $52 Million in Funding, Slaps Venezuela With New Sanctions Venezuela Analysis
Hong Kong: The Treaty of Nanjing Returns Manlio Dinucci
Stocks tumble as US-China tensions escalate Business Insider
A rent-seeking economy? Michael Roberts
In the past, this blog has posted overwhelming empirical evidence that the key to understanding the movement in productive investment remains in the underlying profitability of capital, not in the extraction of rents by a few market leaders, as Wolf and others suggest. If that is right, the Keynesian/mainstream solution of regulation and/or the break-up of monopolies (even if it were politically possible) will not solve the regular and recurrent crises in production and investment or stop rising inequality of wealth and income.
The Fetishization of Employer-Provided Health Care New Republic
Democrats continue to entrench their support for a health care system in which class warfare is a pre-existing condition.
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