Must-read in Naked Capitalism: “The Crackpot Realism of Clintonian Politics”

Published online 20 February 2016. To be sure, the title of this piece in yesterday’s Naked Capitalism (by Nathan Tankus) is complete clickbait — but the article itself has some substance and ought to be read carefully. The piece is only tangentially about the Clintons.  The Clintons are in this piece so that Tankus can… Read More Must-read in Naked Capitalism: “The Crackpot Realism of Clintonian Politics”

Barney Frank on Why One Shouldn’t Vote for Bernie Sanders: point-by-point

Published online 24 July 2015. I’m sure that some of you feel that this material has been covered, perhaps in the comments section of joelgp’s diary, which itself contains an admirably organized summary of Frank’s points.  This is, of course, about Barney Frank’s piece “Why Progressives Shouldn’t Support Bernie,” dated a couple of days ago… Read More Barney Frank on Why One Shouldn’t Vote for Bernie Sanders: point-by-point

Saving capitalism and maybe the environment too: how will you do it?

Published online 23 August 2015. On one of those fun Facebook feeds I saw this piece, from HuffPo, April of this year: Economic Collapse Will Limit Climate Change, Predicts Climate Scientist What’s the fun passage in this one?  Here it is: To wrap up the interview, I asked Christopher Reyer how much hotter he thought… Read More Saving capitalism and maybe the environment too: how will you do it?