Not Made in America by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
Nov. 30, 2011

Commercial Capitalism for Christmas

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“Here, look at this handsome L.L. Bean catalog and tell me what you want for Christmas,” said a relative over Thanksgiving weekend. I started leafing through the 88 page cornucopia with hundreds of clothing and household products, garnished by free gift cards and guaranteed free shipping. I wasn’t perusing it for any suggested gifts; instead, I was going through every offering to see whether they were made in the U.S.A. or in other countries.

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Does Economics Deserve a Nobel Prize? by Michael Hudson (1970)

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By Michael Hudson
Global Research, December 24, 2009
– 1970-12-10

Reality & Relevance rather than “Purity” & Elegance are the Burning Issues in Economics Today

It is bad enough that the field of psychology has for so long been a non-social science, viewing the motive forces of personality as deriving from internal psychic experiences rather than from man’s interaction with his social setting. Similarly in the field of economics: since its “utilitarian” revolution about a century ago, this discipline has also abandoned its analysis of the objective world and its political, economic productive relations in favor of more introverted, utilitarian and welfare-oriented norms. Moral speculations concerning mathematical psychics have come to displace the once-social science of political economy.

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