Tag: democracy

Richard Wolff Critiques Libertarian View that Capitalism’s Problem is the Government

The notion that the government’s intrusion into the economy is some sort of external influence (some sort of outside intrusion on what would be better left without such intrusions), I would argue based on a lifetime of work in the field we call economic history, that this is a complete illusion. Strong government has been part of capitalism throughout its...

The End of Polish Democracy – Pilsudski and the Sanacja Regime | BETWEEN 2 WARS | 1935 Part 2 of 4

Hitler will call it “a so-called state lacking every national, historical, historical, cultural and moral foundation.” Molotov will call it “the monstrous bastard of the Peace of Versailles”. Keynes will call it “an economic impossibility whose only industry is Jew-baiting”. Others will call it “a farce” or “pathological” or “a historical failure”. The country these people are all talking about...