In this excerpt from "Disaster Capitalism," Antony Lowenstein examines how modern capitalism "guarantees unfairness and rewards greed," threatening society and the planet.
After eight years of complaining about "Obama deficits," Republicans are proposing huge tax cuts that deny the government $2 trillion of revenue.
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Amanda Marcotte writes for and manages the blog Pandagon. She's the author of the book It's a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments.