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Today ‘s Headlines Tell the Story of the Unseen Revolution…I Don’t Even Need to Narrate

A Simple Description of the Financialization Revolution in Today’s Headlines     “The American Dream Is A Myth” “Why the Supreme Court Says It’s Alright For Rubio to Have Biweekly Calls With a GOP Megadonor”    “Financial Industry:  Slow Down on Financial … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Forget Sales, What’s the Stock Price?

Earlier this week I discussed the idea of new corporate behavior and its role in The Financialization Revolution, I said “Since the Financialization Revolution, the goal of satisfying shareholders instead of consumers has become the primary focus of corporations.” A new Think … Continue reading

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Book Review – ‘The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism’

Klein, Naomi.  “The Shock Doctrine:  The Rise of Disaster Capitalism.”  Picador, NY, 2007. If ever I could force, bribe, blackmail, sweet talk, cajole, or otherwise entice you to read a book that describes our modern economic age, this would be … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Quote of the Week Discussion

“Business people stopped judging themselves based on companies long term growth or reputation in consumer polls; instead, the measurement of their worth became a function of the bonuses and salaries they could squeeze out of the marketplace or out of … Continue reading

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Private Greed, Public Ruin: This is the Financialization Revolution

Imagine getting a traffic ticket. Imagine the fine you have to pay. Imagine that fine gets doubled or tripled, arbitrarily, by a private company. Imagine you are locked up in jail because you can’t pay the fine let alone the … Continue reading

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