Category «Allgemein»

A response to Michael Roberts blog “Deficits, debt and deflation after the pandemic”

A response to Michael Roberts blog “Deficits, debt and deflation after the pandemic” at https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2020/06/29/deficits-debt-and-deflation-after-the-pandemic/?unapproved=176927&moderation-hash=7b91fc740971d2b4ebfc27ad8b34e2f2#comment-176927 Whewg! I hope ole Robbie has it wrong about inflation. I am on a fixed income and that will be very bad news for such as I. However, I don’t expect that to happen, not soon anyway. I do not think …

Reply to a Belated Comment on the Assange Article.

Fish on the line! I am just starting to get the odd comment about my new blog stuff. Someone just commented negatively about something I wrote almost five months back. Considering what has been going on since, it seems like a really long time ago now. I reread my old post, found at https://blog.burble.ca/2020/01/27/the-assange-cult-and-the-war-on-humankind/ Yes, …

Now is the time for the real pandemic revolt to start

This piece is a followup to what I did last May 18, critical of those denouncing emergency pandemic measures as a violation of civil liberty. It’s at https://blog.burble.ca/2020/05/18/on-pandemics-and-civil-liberties-for-someone-who-should-know-better/#more-166 Public attention is currently distracted by the latest hysteria over police behaviour but I am putting this out now anyway. In a few days I think it …

Basic Outcome Story Part 2

This is the sequel to the Basic Outcome Story. I have been circulating the first one. Enough people have expressed support for it and urged me to write some more, that I have decided it will be worth doing so. I have become fond of Ruthie and the inhabitants of D zone on Planet Nearth. …

Some comments on a Demogrant/Basic income, Inflation and Debt.

  I  made the following comment on a very interesting   blog; probably the best economics blog on the net. It’s  at https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2020/05/10/the-debt-dilemma/?unapproved=173560&moderation-hash=69be23ab157f2bf07cb194fccfa6efdb#comment-173560 Hi, Robert. Here is my prescription for what ails the US economy, and every other western economy. Wealth tax on individuals, excess profits tax on corporations. Use the new revenue to repair infrastructure, …