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malaise

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Fri Jun 24, 2016, 05:56 PM Jun 2016

The real truth is that people across the planet are fed up of [View all]

Last edited Fri Jun 24, 2016, 07:38 PM - Edit history (1)

fugging neo-liberalism - fed up of being used by politicians on behalf of the 1%.
Most don't understand that it is fascism most foul.

Those who control the corporate media and their hacks blame others for the mess and promote a variety of divide and rule tactics to prop up a virtually dead economic model.

I sense some serious ugliness ahead before the 1% and their tools run to the hills to hide.

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I hear we need to be "pragmatic" and accept our fate. Pragmatism is the excuse for rhett o rick Jun 2016 #1
Of course - while they loot and plunder malaise Jun 2016 #2
Yes, and sangfroid Jun 2016 #3
Also... ReRe Jun 2016 #35
... "Rome wasn't built in a day." SouthernDemLinda Jun 2016 #63
Well, most of the... ReRe Jun 2016 #67
Me, too. We have a bridge built same time as fallen MN bridge. George Eliot Jun 2016 #94
Yeah... ReRe Jun 2016 #100
Pull yourselves up by your bootstraps; get an education... George Eliot Jun 2016 #96
I thought of the "bootstrap" thing... ReRe Jun 2016 #98
Yea, and when you get to heaven sulphurdunn Jun 2016 #43
Dayaam... ReRe Jun 2016 #44
What's needed is a global revolution of the middle-class. leveymg Jun 2016 #51
Standing ovation!!! Silver_Witch Jun 2016 #61
Ding, ding, ding! Stable jobs with pensions! ReRe Jun 2016 #64
"It's theft, if you ask me." leveymg Jun 2016 #68
Watch the documentary: "Harlan County USA". SouthernDemLinda Jun 2016 #71
Thank you for that quote. ReRe Jun 2016 #72
Our world is more complex, but disturbingly simple minded at the same time. Moostache Jun 2016 #74
Thank you for that far-ranging, detailed and refreshingly realistic post. Sobering. leveymg Jun 2016 #77
I wish I had an answer, all I circle back on is frustration.` Moostache Jun 2016 #84
I second Democratic Socialism...but sharing is not easy and libdem4life Jun 2016 #119
Those are consumers who are... ReRe Jun 2016 #90
This message was self-deleted by its author SouthernDemLinda Jun 2016 #69
Beautifully said!!!! nikto Jun 2016 #85
After the election WHEN CRABS ROAR Jun 2016 #89
Excellent post leveymg malaise Jun 2016 #92
Back at you. leveymg Jun 2016 #102
LOL malaise Jun 2016 #105
Brave to admit it: I am nostalgic for fifties... George Eliot Jun 2016 #114
I think some of it they do get and just cannot let go of the status quo. Rex Jun 2016 #122
I hope I don't offend but religion - globally - is a problem. Tax 'em. George Eliot Jun 2016 #108
....but we don't have 60 votes!!!!! bvar22 Jun 2016 #79
There's a growing middle class worldwide,our problem is sufrommich Jun 2016 #4
No: the problem is financialisation of everything. Betty Karlson Jun 2016 #41
Many thrd world countries experienced the heavy hand of corporatists first... George Eliot Jun 2016 #107
Unfortunately we're not in a world of inifinite accessable resources Scootaloo Jun 2016 #78
The real truth is that people who oppose neoliberalism have no plan alcibiades_mystery Jun 2016 #5
Are you saying you don't oppose neoliberalism? rhett o rick Jun 2016 #8
Yip... ReRe Jun 2016 #36
Yes I have also. I don't understand how it fits into Democratic Values. Are these rhett o rick Jun 2016 #40
I believe that these democrats Else You Are Mad Jun 2016 #53
Maybe, but one of the biggest proponents of Neoliberalism was Bill Clinton alarimer Jun 2016 #88
^^^This^^^ libdem4life Jun 2016 #120
All too often this is true. All hat and no cattle. Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #9
The elders and working class are fine with everything BUT flamingdem Jun 2016 #10
Chamber of Commerce propaganda arendt Jun 2016 #33
The aspects you name are only part of the total picture of globalism. Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #34
Then what, besides the capitalist model, IS the total picture of globalism. If you can't say, then ancianita Jun 2016 #46
The problem is not globalism, the problem is wealth inequality and income inequality. Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #62
You've got it right, arendt ReRe Jun 2016 #37
No one is dreaming of returning to the 1950's and shame on you for the nasty rhett o rick Jun 2016 #15
Yeah that was sad, I guess Sanders really pissed off a lot of status quo folks. Rex Jun 2016 #18
They are not interested in discussing the issue but blasting out crap. nm rhett o rick Jun 2016 #19
It does however do my heart good to see so many young new voters gravitating around BS. Rex Jun 2016 #24
lulz Rex Jun 2016 #16
do you read? NJCher Jun 2016 #54
You have no idea what most of the words and terms you just used actually mean, do you? Scootaloo Jun 2016 #81
? bvar22 Jun 2016 #83
That's currently how I describe myself...an FDR Democrat. libdem4life Jun 2016 #121
The people only have a couple of tools at their disposal. Votes, torches and pitchforks. lumberjack_jeff Jun 2016 #99
What do you mean by neoliberalism? George Eliot Jun 2016 #106
The Brexit vote was about bigotted fear of immigrants and Brexit liers (UKIP party) Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #6
The neo-liberals promote bigotry to keep the masses distracted. They militarize the local rhett o rick Jun 2016 #17
You just took hard evidence that eviscerated your position... ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #32
Did you read... ReRe Jun 2016 #45
Another overwrought book that engaged in conspiracy theories... ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #56
I see. You didn't read it. ReRe Jun 2016 #65
I know plenty about what "neoliberalism" is ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #75
Wait, what? Scootaloo Jun 2016 #87
Our financial woes are absolutely tied to that... ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #115
On last question ReRe Jun 2016 #91
A clue would be that he served as a source of inspiration for Thatcher, Pinochet, and Reagan. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #101
These ideas have been around a lot longer than Friedrich von Hayek ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #116
Do you admire Reagan, Thatcher and Pinochet? nm rhett o rick Jun 2016 #118
Well of course not. ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #125
Wrong ReRe Jun 2016 #123
Oh! Sorry. I thought you meant who economists usually use that term about... ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #126
Thank you for joining this quizzing... ReRe Jun 2016 #124
Do you see the audacity when someone claims that they, at the exclusion of all others, know what rhett o rick Jun 2016 #104
You need to read books outside of your comfort zone... ConservativeDemocrat Jun 2016 #127
Wow, looks like I stepped on someone's foot. There is a huuuge difference between rhett o rick Jun 2016 #103
Precisely malaise Jun 2016 #93
Brexit will not significantly impact roomtomove Jun 2016 #23
Or, everyone in the U.K. shenmue Jun 2016 #29
You have got to be kidding. Losing their "colonies", losing markets, libdem4life Jun 2016 #55
Lord Ashcroft's polls are not what they seem - The Telegraph newthinking Jun 2016 #26
Lord Ashcroft's Scottish polling: mums, dodgy sums and naked politics - The Guardian newthinking Jun 2016 #27
Thanks for the info. Interesting background. . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #31
When the economy goes south... ReRe Jun 2016 #42
+1. And Austerity is the worst response to tough economic times. Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #60
We're on the same side, Bernardo. ReRe Jun 2016 #66
More about Lord Ashcroft - a combo of Rove and Koch suffragette Jun 2016 #48
TPTB Old Codger Jun 2016 #7
The real truth Johnny2X2X Jun 2016 #11
good observation...most folks don't follow the news.... spanone Jun 2016 #12
Valid point malaise Jun 2016 #14
I'll tell you what 840high Jun 2016 #13
Just like the rest of us malaise Jun 2016 #21
Well it is sad, I respect a lot of posters here until they see something the disagree with or don't Rex Jun 2016 #20
So true malaise Jun 2016 #22
It seems to be a general anti-establishment anti-elite sentiment IronLionZion Jun 2016 #25
Da truth marmar Jun 2016 #28
Yes. zonkers Jun 2016 #30
Pitchforks, torches and rope The Wizard Jun 2016 #38
I've said this before and I've seen nothing to change my mind......... socialist_n_TN Jun 2016 #39
Neoliberal Capitalism has hit an iceberg and is taking on water. NorthCarolina Jun 2016 #47
+1,000 malaise Jun 2016 #97
Take note, Clinton Campaign Android3.14 Jun 2016 #49
Hardly think there is much middle ground here. It's not politics so libdem4life Jun 2016 #58
Looks like serious astroturfing going on in post Brexit poll suffragette Jun 2016 #50
It is funny watching folks lose their shit over neo-liberalism, you would think they are Rex Jun 2016 #52
To be honest malaise Jun 2016 #95
It pissed me off at one time too, then I finally realized just how common these folks are. Rex Jun 2016 #109
I ignore them most of the time malaise Jun 2016 #111
I hear ya, sometimes ya just have to say something. Rex Jun 2016 #112
Agree n2doc Jun 2016 #57
What's that old saying? ymetca Jun 2016 #59
Our only chance to beat the man is to speak truth to power. Buzz Clik Jun 2016 #70
Yep. rateyes Jun 2016 #73
And fed up with "incrementalism", the cousin to neo-liberalism. guillaumeb Jun 2016 #76
It's a lot easier to blame it on prejudice. seabeckind Jun 2016 #80
You're exactly right. Vinca Jun 2016 #82
kick Teamster Jeff Jun 2016 #86
"Across the planet"? Recursion Jun 2016 #110
Preach! nt riderinthestorm Jun 2016 #113
The answer to Globalist Late Stage Capitalism is Globalist Socialism, not romantic nationalism. Odin2005 Jun 2016 #117
+ 1000000000 TubbersUK Jun 2016 #129
You'll probably run onto this soon... ReRe Jun 2016 #128
Thanks ReRe malaise Jun 2016 #130
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