Posted at Alternet.org on May. 29, 2018

9 Ways Authoritarianism Is Taking Hold Under Trump

As our country slides into an ugly Americanized form of neofascism, there’s good news: nonviolent protest, when in the service of progressive, egalitarian goals, almost always wins out when it reaches a national critical mass. And we may well be on the verge of that right now. But we must understand what we’re up against.
Posted at Salon on Mar. 24, 2018

Thanks to Facebook, our economy is based on spying

George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton sold us on the idea that we no longer needed a manufacturing economy in the U.S. because the internet was coming and it would provide entirely new business models.
Posted at Alternet.org on Mar. 9, 2018

Democrats Should Steal Trump’s Thunder on Trade

By preferring the support of domestic to that of foreign industry, he [the entrepreneur] intends only his own security, and by directing that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention.

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