Category Archives: capital

Of markets, god, and scams

The stock market is a scam, a scheme developed by the corporatists element of the State to entice you to return what’s left of your disposable income to them in return for speculative and unpredictable capital gains that, if actualized, … Continue reading

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To produce and consume

To produce and to consume are integral to any human’s basic survival. The right and the left have managed to turn these functions into political enterprises by pitting consumer against producer; by creating producer interests and consumer rights. In short, … Continue reading

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Time for Afro-Caribbeans to play the long game and leave the #Caribbean

I was born in the Caribbean, so its difficult to say this but it may be time for Afro-Caribbeans to abandon this European outpost in the armpit of the Atlantic. It is easy to put aside nostalgic feelings about the … Continue reading

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No, American laborer. It’s not your job. #DACA #immigration

I always find it amazing when Americans express anger towards immigrants who come into the United States and take “their jobs.” If it is “your job”, why did you allow someone to take it? If a mechanism for compensation is … Continue reading

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The Federal Reserve should do Congress’ net neutrality work

Next Wednesday the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve will meet in Washington to announce whether the central bank has raised its target for interest rates that its member banks charge each other for overnight loans. Rate changes can … Continue reading

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Carpenters don’t owe tools shit….

On 4 July 2017, many people of African descent will validate the flag waving with the decades old argument that “we built this country.” It’s a bullshit argument. Your ancestors slaved for this country. There is a difference. Saying that … Continue reading

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Like Obamacare, the Senate’s health insurance bill transfers wealth but less so

If you want a case study in the primary role of government, the latest health care insurance industry billĀ (H.R. 1628, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017) provides one. Senate Democrats and Republicans yesterday having been throwing the predictable barbs … Continue reading

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Janet Yellen’s real girl power and anarcho-capitalist life boats

The leaders of your country are making moves on behalf of their constituents. Don’t get excited. By now you should know I’m not talking about the verbose blow-fart sitting in a cushy chair in some government office suite. I’m talking … Continue reading

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The anarcho-capitalist perspective on net neutrality. Keep the State out

Today the Federal Communications Commission voted on a notice of proposed rule making that repeals net neutrality rules put in place by the Commission in 2015. The rules classified broadband access services as a telecommunications service, taking it out of … Continue reading

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#Broadband infrastructure: So far I don’t see Congressional Republicans riding to Trump’s rescue

The markets took a beating yesterday; a one percent correction that even saw broadband stocks like Comcast (-1.09%), T-Mobile (-1.01%), and Sprint (-1.74%) take a hit. Ironically, while Verizon and AT&T were down also, (-.42% and -.75%, respectively), their decreases … Continue reading

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