Contrary to what progressives may claim, Twitter has not been the "town hall for democracy," but rather an enforcer for "wokeness, political fealty, and obedience to official state dictates and narratives."
Michael Rectenwald takes on the progressive canard of "socialism for the rich, capitalism for the poor," in which the government protects the wealthy but throws everyone else to the tender mercies of rapacious capitalism.
Massive "fiscal stimulus" programs by European governments failed to reduce unemployment. The latest buzzword from the Continent is the "entrepreneurial state," based upon the delusion that government spending and regulation are responsible for wealth creation by private entrepreneurs.
Virtually all of the specific economic policies advocated by the Italian and German fascists of the 1930s have also been adopted in the United States in some form, and continue to be adopted to this day.
Just over twenty-four years ago the Surgery Center of Oklahoma began with a simple mission: deliver the highest quality of care at a reasonable and posted price. They've since faced many obstacles from Uncle Sam and his healthcare cronies.
In the long run, economic stimulus creates no shortage of losers. The state’s objective is always to extract as many eggs from the golden goose as possible, only now it's not important to keep the goose alive.
The current political trend is toward corporate-state monopolization over all aspects of life, with increasing control by approved "private" principals over information and opinion, economic production, and the political sphere.