Ideas and ideologies are rarely if ever free from class interests. If there ever were a controversy that validated the truth of that, the continuing "debate" over austerity fills the bill.
The austerity regimes imposed on the European working class have resulted in millions of working people rejecting the traditional mainstream capitalist parties .
In 2010, economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (know in the econ trade as "R & R") released a paper, "Growth in a Time of Debt."
One thing is apparent to anyone who has studied Cuban society as Esteban Morales has: the subject of racism is far from "taboo" in Cuba.
By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
What should we be teaching people, most especially the youth about the holiday season?
I find the rant against governmental regulatory power bizarre, though not surprising. Will has a lot of - I'll be polite - nerve to complain about regulatory overreach
Thereby hangs a typical Irish tale filled with metaphors, parallels, and some pretty serious weirdness.
Eagleton's bright, witty book marches forward into the usual stumbling blocks erected over the decades in the environment of popular ideology and topples them.
The zombie metaphor is both witty and apt when discussing how ideas about society and finance that have alarmingly failed refuse to stay dead and buried.