Pension savings and 401(k) plans are supposed to guarantee workers a comfortable retirement, not provide fodder for financial managers.
Capitalism in any form compels us to be greedy, callous and petty. Instead of reinventing it, we should replace it.
The concentration of wealth and power among a few mega-corporations threatens our political and economic freedoms.
We need an “open information” policy to combat corporate abuse of intellectual property laws and encourage the sharing of ideas.
Relying so heavily on GDP as a measure of economic health is like removing all of the gauges on a car’s dashboard except the speedometer.