Browsing All posts tagged under »Corporatism«

The Real Targets of Class Warfare

January 31, 2014

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There has been, as you’ve no doubt noticed, a persistent theme surging back and forth between the polar spectrums of political thought, regarding the question of ‘Class Warfare’.  It especially animates many media personalities on the Right, who decry any criticism of the unprecedented rise of the accumulation of wealth within a small statistical segment […]

Obamacare – Corporate Wealth Transfer or the ‘New Capitalism’?

January 17, 2014

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For some time now I’ve been attempting to convey the reality that Corporate America, or otherwise casually referred to as ‘Big Business’, broadly speaking – is not practicing what many of us who consider ourselves conservatives would classify as legitimate capitalism.  Corporatism, Corporatocracy, Corruption, Rent Seeking?, yes.  Classic capitalism? – no.  The obstacle in exposing […]

Big Businesses Whore For Common Core

September 29, 2013

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One of the recurring themes on Blasted Fools is emphasizing the reality that big American corporations, broadly speaking, are no longer traditional capitalists, and haven’t been for quite some time – perhaps for a century or more.  There is a different name for their business dealings and their behavior in society – corporatism.  I’ve said […]

Aaron Sorkin, the ‘Crack’ TV Writer

July 24, 2012

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A close friend (who shares my affinity for situational anonymity) sent me this video and his comments, along with a request for my take on the excerpt from the program ‘Newsroom’, which is up for Emmy nominations. I will pass along the advisory note that he issued, as to the modest profanity employed by the […]