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The Volcker Shock

From Tim Barker at n+1: IF SOMEONE WERE TO MAKE a movie about neoliberalism, there would need to be a starring role for the character of Paul Volcker. As chair of the Federal Reserve from 1979 to 1987, Volcker was the most … Continue reading

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The Donald Nailed It: “We Are In A Big Fat Ugly Bubble”

From David Stockman: Most of the 90 minutes last night was a waste—with both candidates lobbing well-worn clichés, slogans and sound bites at the audience and each other. But there was one brief moment that made it all worthwhile. That was when Donald Trump … Continue reading

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