The Disaster of Utopian Engineering, by Chris Hedges

Finally, There’s No Free Market. Why didn’t Trump let the free market determine billionaires and co. tax rates. We have to put a check and balance and that’s no leftist idea. Neo Liberals as Demicrats or Republicans as Fascists you need a rethink Bro-Sis Xonsortium of Opinionateds:-)

Rise Up Times

The ideology of neoliberalism, which makes no economic sense and requires a willful ignorance of social and economic history, is the latest iteration of utopian projects. It posits that human society achieves its apex when individual entrepreneurial actions are free from government constraints.

By Chris Hedges  Truthdig  January 28, 2020

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This column is drawn from notes that Chris Hedges wrote in preparing for a debate held today by the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Hedges, speaking from Princeton, N.J., argued for the motion: “Be it resolved, politics isn’t working as usual. It’s time for a revolution.” Opposed was David Brooks, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times who spoke from Washington, D.C. A podcast of the contest will be available later.

Karl Popper in “The Open Society and Its Enemies” warned against utopian engineering, massive social transformations led…

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