Thursday, September 9, 2021

Clint Ballinger — The Most Fatal Ailment

Part II of The Souls of the People series
What Clint describes in this post is highly correlated with the Powell Memo (1971), although the results did not become clearly visible until the Reagan presidency.

Clint Ballinger
The Most Fatal Ailment


Clint Ballinger said...

Hey Thanks Tom! Somehow I never even got to that (the post was getting long).
I may scurry back and add a mention in since it is of course pivotal and important, so H/T to you for that. It really deserves a whole post on its own, the impact of think tanks and conscious, directed influence by corporations has been huge- I believe decisive.

Tom Hickey said...

@ Clint


Peter Pan said...

That the top end of town benefited enormously, was a happy coincidence.

Peter Pan said...

The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered with John Michael Greer

What economics pretends to be, versus what it is.

Matt Franko said...

It’s the dreaded “neoliberal conspiracy!” strikes again!

Those crafty “neoliberals!” … they all think we’re “out of money!” but don’t let that fool you…. yes they are still crafty enough to put together a multi decades long secret conspiracy to get all the wealth!