There’s something called wilderness therapy that offers a distinctive approach to helping troubled young people: make them live outside for a couple of months, camping and backpacking with therapists and a small group of peers. I happen to know about it because someone I knew…
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We are able to say that communist central planning failed because we can compare its results with those of capitalism. We can look at nighttime photos…
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With the benefit of hindsight, it’s now pretty clear that capitalism in the advanced economies hit some kind of inflection point in the early 1970s. The…
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It’s my contention that 21st century capitalism is undergoing a triple crisis — one of inclusion, one of dynamism, and one of politics. As to the first…
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I’m going to digress from my ongoing survey of the roots of the 21st century crisis of capitalism to discuss a great new book with a similar theme …
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In my last essay, I argued that the progress of capitalist development from industrial to postindustrial has worked to marginalize the socioeconomic…
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Discussion of the widening class divide tends to focus on money — the top 1 percent’s share of total income, trends in median income, wealth inequality…
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The premise of this blog is that we are in the midst of a global crisis of capitalism. Capitalism — which I’m using as shorthand for the social order…
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