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Millennial Socialism and Centrist Dads: Political discourse after neoliberalism | Tom Nicholas

September 19, 2019 at 7:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hi, my name’s Tom. Welcome back to my channel and, following the very warm reception you gave my Society of the Spectacle videos, a slightly more overtly political analysis-y video today in which I’m going to talk about two terms which have been very much on my mind of late: the first being “millennial socialism”

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“Millennial Socialism and Centrist Dads: Political discourse after neoliberalism | Tom Nicholas”

Can the Government Run the Economy?

September 17, 2019 at 8:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Is our economy a machine, like an automobile, a train or a power plant? One constantly hears phrases such as the economy “is overheating” or “needs to cool off” or “could use some stimulus.” These aren’t harmless metaphors. They epitomize how economists have taught us to see an economy–as something that can be manipulated, guided

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“Can the Government Run the Economy?”

THE GOVERNMENT IS THE VILLAIN: Why bureaucrats always screw things up

September 12, 2019 at 10:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

D’Souza: You’ve actually now identified the villain, and the villain is the government, a government agency that is passing laws that make no sense. Government agencies exist to do this. It’s a little bit baffling for us because we’re all idealists, so we think, “Why? They mean well.” No. Even though they mean well, that

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“THE GOVERNMENT IS THE VILLAIN: Why bureaucrats always screw things up”

People on the Street: What is the Purpose of Government

September 9, 2019 at 9:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

The purpose of government? I would say it’s like a CEO, to keep the country that it’s in running smoothly. I would say it has something to do with getting leaders…you need leaders to run people because without some higher power to make sure that everything’s going in order, you don’t really have an order.

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“People on the Street: What is the Purpose of Government”

WHAT’S AT STAKE: The other side wants us to be a nation of worms

September 6, 2019 at 9:27 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

D’Souza: In the early years of the Civil War when the Union armies began to deploy black soldiers, the Confederates adopted a policy that said any black soldier captured by the Confederacy would be shot. This was not the case with white soldiers. It was such an affront that the Confederates decided to do this.

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“WHAT’S AT STAKE: The other side wants us to be a nation of worms”

In The Red: The Politics of Public Debt Accumulation in Developed Countries

at 4:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[MUSIC PLAYING] Well, good afternoon, everyone. And for once, we’ll start on time. Welcome to the, as I like to start calling it now, the kabob and curry seminar. I’m glad we’re here and enjoying– see, I basically live for this now. I just– oh, I’ll try the eggplant this month. All right, this is

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“In The Red: The Politics of Public Debt Accumulation in Developed Countries”