A financial system always devolves, without heavy government control, into a Mafia capitalism -- and a Mafia political system.
A self-regulating market turns human beings and the natural environment into commodities, a situation that ensures the destruction of both society and the natural environment.
-- Karl Polanyi
Think about it: they said providing healthcare for nine million children, perhaps costing six billion dollars a year, was too expensive, but there's evidently no sum of money large enough that will sate the Wall Street pigs.
-- Naomi Klein
We are raised to honor all the wrong explorers and discoverers--thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams.
-- Peter Beagle
Was and Is - Sunny and hot here. Currently, it's 89˚F, with the heat index at 99˚F. I woke this morning from a terrible dream of being in Leeds, the town where I grew u...
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