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February 24, 2014
by sarcozona

The everyday practice of mutual support cannot take the place of social security, no matter how much successive governments try to spin the issue into one of “deserving” and “dependency.”

Power in Jacobin.

February 17, 2014
by sarcozona

“If we continue to talk about tight labor markets as if that is a truly evil phenomenon,” the New York Fed president brooded in a 2000 meeting transcript, “we are going to convince the American people that what we believe in is not price stability, which is for the good of everybody, but a differentiation in income distribution that goes against the working people.”

Ackerman & Beggs in Jacobin.

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