Tag Archives: Objectivism

Yielding to the Subordination

Objectivists say the little people are naturally subordinate to a small number of elites. We all yield to that “natural identity.” The Confederacy, during the US Civil War, sent massive numbers of people to their death in support of the … Continue reading

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Advocating for “A Better Deal”

Political-Economic Realignment I strongly support the Democratic Party’s “Better Deal” platform, advocating for deconsolidation of industry and markets. Let’s keep in mind that conservatives always say they are opposed to consolidation of power — like communism — because it defeats … Continue reading

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Alignment with the Risk (H.R. 10)

The US House passed The Financial Choice Act. H.R. 10 is supposed to align financial services with the incentive to produce economic growth. Since incentives naturally align with the fully assumed risk of loss, HR 10 is all about choosing … Continue reading

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Reformulations

According to Republicans, the formula for economic growth, which creates jobs and forms the tax base, is for rich people to not pay taxes. Josh Bivens, an analyst with the Economic Policy Institute, says that tax reform will be tax … Continue reading

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Threat to Public Safety

Elected public officials are supposed to be acting in the public interest, operationalized with making public policy. Voters made the big mistake of voting a real-estate developer to be chief executive. Real-estate developers, like Donald Trump, operate with an Ayn-Rand, … Continue reading

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Using the Identity Argument

Technicians tend to be Randians because it has an “objectivist” aspect. (It also fits the ideological dimension of their occupational space, keeping them within the identity of an asset class, which Gaetano Mosca and Robert Michels, for example, say naturally … Continue reading

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A Bad Connection

Hang up and dial again? Five years after averting a complete financial collapse of capitalism, pop media’s assessment is to describe a disconnect between Wall Street and “the real economy.” Alluding to what is “real” is the Objectivism that dominates … Continue reading

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