Category Archives: Economic fundamentals

Tom Ferguson: Biden Blurring Almost Everything

Political scientist Tom Ferguson juxtaposes the factions around Biden with how Roosevelt eventually stared down banks and corporatists in the second phase of the New Deal


Fed Economists Finger Monopoly Concentration as Underlying Driver of Neoliberal Economic Restructuring; Barry Lynn in Harpers and Fortnite Lawsuit Put Hot Light on Tech Monopoly Power

Some good work on monopoly is marred by the bizarre inclusion of Uber. Its predatory pricing is the result of deep pockets and ideology, not potential market power.


What Will the Real American Resistance Look Like — Chaotic Rebellion or Organized General Strikes?

As lower and middle income Americans slide into dire straits thanks to Covid-19, political pressure is building. But are Americans capable of rebellion?