Ten Cheers for Margaret Sullivan, the Times’ gutsy and shrewd Public Editor (or Ombudwoman if you prefer) who took on her employer for its one-sided opinion pages about Iraq since the sudden and unexpected appearance of the ISIS gangs.
An end of the Great Crisis is not in sight at the beginning of the 21st century... The regime of finance-market-driven accumulation has not brought forth any new formation of capitalism capable of development.
A century ago people said a progressive income tax would never happen. Today it is reality. The top tax rate in the US between 1930 and 1982 was 82%. That was a very interesting experiment because very high incomes were covered...There was a great reduction of global inequality in the last decades.