Category Archives: Capitalism

Swann’s Way: anarchist cybernetics & organizational dynamics in politics

By ann summers I came across this published dissertation that while symptomatic of the state of academic process in terms of using some rather tired qualitative methods, it also showed that some interesting ideas do happen. Think ‘Lost in Translation’ … Continue reading

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If the GOP could only stop being gutless about #RussiaGate …

By ann summers Unfortunately, those blissfully naive Americans who need to be swayed from their support or even tacit tolerance of Lord Dampnut may need the rhetorical message of a xenophobic CT to get to the discourse space where he must … Continue reading

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POTUS45* a useful idiot … полезные дураки (polezniye duraki)

 By ann summers In political jargon, a useful idiot is a In the Russian language, the equivalent term “useful fools” (Russian: полезные дураки, tr. polezniye duraki) was already in use in 1941. It was mockingly used against Russian “nihilists” of … Continue reading

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Trump’s new clothes … Larry Kudlow: “Wealthy folks have no need to steal or engage in corruption.”

  “…Better than smoothly. Confidently. More than confidently. Transcendently” By ann summers If we ate the rich we’d soon become vegetarians … because Malthus.   Donald Trump’s government has not yet taken power, but its epitaph may have already been … Continue reading

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Larry Kudlow: CEA chair or Batman villain

  By ann summers Trump ‘Mulling’ Larry Kudlow for CEA Chair https://t.co/Kahv2aWJsy — The Weekly Standard (@weeklystandard) December 16, 2016 It seems normalizing that someone unfit for POTUS would float the name of someone equally unqualified for chair of the … Continue reading

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Tin-Pot Chrome: Trump’s tweets as insider trading under 2012 STOCK act … SAD!

 By ann summers PEOTUS Trump is now no better than CNBC/FBN/Bloomberg stock touts, whose ranks have given us the ‘bagger party as well as Cramer-clones. High-frequency Trading or just high. Darn that asymmetric information. How many crony millionaires could be created … Continue reading

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Your home heating prices will go up because Giant Yam won’t bring back coal jobs

   By ann summers Clueless natural Gasbag’s “post-truth” promises to cull votes with more coal jobs will now make your home heating prices go up with little effect on returning coal jobs to the US coal belt. But that was … Continue reading

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