"The wealthy, not only by private fraud but also by common laws, do every day pluck and snatch away from the people some part of their daily living. Therefore, when I consider and weigh in my mind these commonwealths which nowadays do flourish, I perceive nothing but a certain conspiracy of rich men in procuring their own commodities under the name and authority of the commonwealth.

They invent and devise all means and crafts, first how to keep safely without fear of losing that which they have unjustly gathered together, and next how to hire and abuse the work and labor of the people for as little money and effort as possible."

Thomas More, Utopia

Saturday, April 14, 2012

A Reasonable Suggestion

After my long hiatus I thought this presentation by Prof. Richard Wolff would serve as a nice segue into at least some semi-regular posting. My thoughts have been consumed by our economic devolution of late here in the US and any suggestion of alternatives will manage to catch my attention. Look for more like this in this space: