Series I

New Feudalism and Economic Corruption



Wall Street Insiders Miniseries


Market inaccessibility


Friedman and Reagan – How Neoliberalism Became Mainstream


All Series I Posts

Using Architecture to Analyze Inaccessibility within American Markets

An analysis of the industry called a barometer for the economy to help explain the disenfranchisement we feel. The corner store that you used to go in as a kid got demolished a little while ago. You felt a twinge of sadness remembering the ice cream sandwiches and other snacks that your parents used to … Continue reading Using Architecture to Analyze Inaccessibility within American Markets

Friedman & Reagan Part I – An Insidious Seed is Planted

There is a saying that capitalism can take either a savage or benevolent form; the United States has always been a system of savagery. Regardless of what tactic used there has always been oppression of a group of people sponsored by the government in our iteration of capitalist structure. Our modern government uses less openly … Continue reading Friedman & Reagan Part I – An Insidious Seed is Planted

Friedman & Reagan Part II – the Shaman and Christ of Neoliberalism

Part I Part II Republicans realized that to get fundamentalist religious groups buying into a free market and limited government, the party needed some kind of bridge between moral and economic life, since many religious groups considered the excess that American capitalism promotes as sinful. The GOP solution to keep their voters happy has been … Continue reading Friedman & Reagan Part II – the Shaman and Christ of Neoliberalism

Disenfranchisement, New Feudalism, and the Ghost of an American Dream

The inability to pursue the American dream becomes even more evident when looking at the overall assets that younger generations hold in comparison to baby boomers and older. Millenials are hardly able to own their own property, let alone have any type of savings built up in case of emergency. The average person doesn’t even … Continue reading Disenfranchisement, New Feudalism, and the Ghost of an American Dream

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part I – Wall Street and 2008’s Great Inside Job

We grew up believing that America is a champion of laissez faire economics, a land of opportunity where a free and fair market determines the winners. Unfortunately, two major factors have prevented this from being reality; 1. Deregulation throughout the last several decades that has created a lopsided market and the widest wealth gap in … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part I – Wall Street and 2008’s Great Inside Job

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part II – Political Perks

The Full Tale of Economic Corruption Political Perks The largest contributing factor to Wall Street’s legislative influence is due to the fact that our government is permeated with financial insiders on every level; Congressionally, bureaucratically, and judicially who fight to deregulate the industry and defend the necessity of big banks taking advantage of us because … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part II – Political Perks

A Tale of Economic Corruption Part III – Quantitative Easing and Bernake’s Legacy

The Full Tale of Economic Corruption Quantitative Easing and Bernake’s Legacy The Fed and its collusion with Wall Street has been perhaps the most responsible force in the last decade or so for the economic inequality that America is continuously battling with. Post 2008 all arteries and capillaries of the financial respiratory system collapsed. Wall … Continue reading A Tale of Economic Corruption Part III – Quantitative Easing and Bernake’s Legacy

Our Existence Within New Feudalism

Developed countries have strong social programs such as universal healthcare, asset taxes that circumvent income to prevent unequal rates, and high speed public transit that is a part of bolstered climate protection policies. Americans have the hope that one day we will be rich, and can finally afford a life that sees our basic needs … Continue reading Our Existence Within New Feudalism