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"sole goal" and "owner class" are probably going to be red flags for the FT.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 at 04:50:41 AM EST
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"sole goal" can probably be replaced by "one of its implicit goals"

"owner class" - how about "those with substantial ownership of shares and other financial assets, a small minority even in the US"

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 at 04:54:05 AM EST
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and feel like waging class war, in spite of commies being close to the top of my hate list. But hey, they're topped by feudalist, so I guess that's that.

These policies, via targetted tax cuts, massive corporate pork made possible by a war of choice, and lax monetary and banking policies, had as sole goal to make the rich richer. Stagnant wages, made possible by weakening of corporate regulation and increased access to the Chinese labor pool, were instrumental in making higher profits possible, and lax monetary conditions allowed bubbling financial asset values.

Too many "possible" in my opinion.

capture ofthat wealth easier forthe owner class

Should be

capture of that wealth easier for the owner class


an invitable result of the neoliberal pollicies pursued

Should be

an inevitable result of the neoliberal policies pursued

To the barricades!

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.

by Starvid on Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 at 05:04:54 AM EST
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Did someone say class war?

"If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles." Sun Tzu
by Turambar (sersguenda at hotmail com) on Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 at 07:13:26 AM EST
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