December 8, 2016 archive

In Memoriam: John Glenn (July 21, 1921 – December 8, 2016)

Another legend has passed. Astronaut, the last of the Mercury 7, and former Senator John Glenn died this afternoon at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. This is just a portion of the tribute to Sen. Glenn’s life from The Columbus Dispatch: Glenn lived a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! life. As …

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Even Indians Get MMT

Not Native Americans, the largest democracy in the world kind. Unsurprising, they invented Chess. What Does Modern Money Theory Tell us About Demonetisation? By Sashi Sivramkrishna, The Wire 05/12/2016 The single most important assumption that economists, economic commentators and even politicians seem to build their macroeconomic arguments upon is that taxes fund government expenditures. This …

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You Thought I Was Done With Corbyn?

Au contraire, mon frère. Why Corbyn Won by Alex Nunns & Duncan Thomas, Jacobin 12.7.16 There were three major strands which came together in Corbyn’s first leadership campaign, and which continue to form the basis of the movement around him. These were existing Labour Party members, the trade unions, and a range of people on …

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The Breakfast Club (Awareness)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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