Social Security’s Enemies Are Down – But They’re Not Out

Greece: The Courage of Hopelessness

Slavoj Žižek The New Statesman The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben said in an interview that “thought is the courage of hopelessness” – an insight which is especially pertinent for our historical moment when even the most pessimist diagnostics as...
Social Security’s Enemies Are Down – But They’re Not Out

Soulless Economics

Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams Austerity, the tool of neoliberal capitalism, stands up to Greek democracy and stares it down. Oh well. We’re remarkably comfortable with soulless economics. Pope Francis, speaking this week in Paraguay, cried to the nations of Planet...