Capitalism vs Something Else?

by Tony Kendzior \ May 31, 2019 Disney is a name that resonates with people of my generation. We grew up with Mickey Mouse and as our kids grew up, Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida became vacation destinations for millions of us. My grandchildren today know the park in Orlando like the …

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How To Solve America’s $100 Trillion Problem Of Wealth Inequality

My Comments: Wealth inequality has become an existential threat to the future of American society. The chaos in Washington, indeed the election of trump to ‘drain the swamp’, is an evolving extension of this problem. If the problem has a solution, it’s going to take many years, perhaps generations, to see us return to the …

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A Radical, Redistributive Re-imagining of Capitalism?

My Comments: I recently had published in the local newspaper an article I wrote where I described myself as a Social Capitalist. It’s my effort to imply that I’m a capitalist with a social conscience. The challenge for society is to properly define the extent to which pure, unfettered capitalism can be modified to satisfy …

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The ‘Yuge’ Republican Lie About the Deficit

My Comments: Yes, I’m a registered Democrat and have been since 1963. And, yes, I’m not happy about the growing Federal deficit. Two observations: (1) I’m OK with a deficit if there is bipartisan effort to see it as a potential problem and an effort is made to keep it a reasonable percentage of the …

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‘You’re fired!’ America has already terminated Trump

My Comments: While reading the Gainesville Sun this morning and enjoying my cup of strong coffee, I saw an article by Richard K. Scher. He argues that trumps power grabs must be stopped. Apart from the fact that I strongly agree with Dr. Scher, I read it because he and I knew each other years …

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A Radical, Redistributive Re-imagining of Capitalism?

My Comments: You may have heard me describe myself as a Social Capitalist. That term is my effort to describle my views as an economist troubled by the widening gap in income across this country. Sooner or later we have to come to terms with what I call unfettered capitalism which in my judgement, has …

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Here's wishing your Christmas is with family and friends and your time together is glorious. And then, just a few days later, may the New Year bring you more happiness than you can imagine. From my family to yours. Tony