Monthly Archives: June 2019

Three-and-a-half Job Dystopias and No-Job Utopia

Podcast available here https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/34-three-and-a-half-job-dystopias-and-a-no-job-utopia The goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play. That’s why we have to destroy the present politico-economic system.Arthur C. Clarke As I see it, there are three and a half forms of … Continue reading

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The Declining Fortune of Social Democracy

Podcast available here https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/33-declining-fortune-of-european-social-democracy In the European elections, the Social Democrats had lost 38 seats. The Conservatives had lost 39 seats. The main winners of the elections were the liberals that gained 41 seats (21 of which comes from Macron’s … Continue reading

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Why Freeloading is No Problem

There is a great concern about freeloading in society. But I really see no problem in it, and the ratio of productive workers to everyone else gets smaller and smaller. Only 47% of Americans are in the labor force and … Continue reading

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Notes on Czech Politics

Podcast available here: https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/32-notes-on-czech-politics One generalization about Eastern European politics is that these countries are at the forefront of nationalist movements, anti-EU political rhetoric, anti-migrant politics. In Poland and Hungary, one finds the strongest right-wing populist forces, as they dominate … Continue reading

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