Posts Tagged ‘economics’

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A response to The Wheels Fell Off the Bernie Sanders Bandwagon.

Reinventing the Wheels of Bernie’s Bandwagon

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Posted: April 30, 2015 in -
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Tax cuts for middle, lower income Americans boost economy while tax breaks for the rich do little to help

Economists finally study what everyone else already knew. Are they shitting me? That’s some major fucking malpractice on the part of the entire economics cult. How can anyone take these people seriously when they just get around — in 2015 — to studying how class affects jobs and job creation? They are a ridiculous and pathetic lot who are largely employed to suck the corporate cock of their ideological masters. Prove me wrong.

The study is unusual in that it is believed to be the first study that relies on empirical evidence to measure the impacts of tax cuts for different types of people on total employment in the U.S.

“I find that the positive relationship between tax cuts and employment growth is largely driven by tax cuts for lower-income groups and that the effect of tax cuts for the top 10% on employment growth is small,” Zidar says.

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The economics game is rigged from top to bottom. Having been force-fed this crap for years now, at university, it’s clear that schizophrenia is at the heart of the endeavor.

Economists, such as those who pen the overpriced textbooks, all concede that there are major problems: pollution, global warming, resource depletion, etc.

However, every single one of them prays on the altar of “Growth.”

Everything they do, everything they recommend, everything they dress up in pseudo-scientific justification is in the service of unlimited “growth.”

The word “growth” is the very cornerstone of our failing paradigm. Infinite growth is cancer. Cancerous expansion is what these people preach, these high priests of Globalization. It is the basis for their world view, despite the monumental problems directly caused by this growth.

While lamenting the gobbling up of the world’s arable lands, the over-fishing of its seas, and the rising thermostat, nearly everything discussed by these people concerns how to do more of it, not less.

That’s schizophrenia, and that’s what has gotten us here. So, this Earth Day say “Fuck you” to an economist. At least you’ll feel a bit better as we sink together into the hell flames.

3 Economic Myths Busted

Posted: April 7, 2015 in -
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Passengers wearing period dress arrive on the aft deck for a final group photograph on board the Titanic Memorial Cruise in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Cod

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After playing these games numerous times, the researchers found out that about 7% of people were consistent [Homo Economicus], never endowing their partners with any coin.