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State Capitalism

How the Supreme Court Aids Government-Controlled Speech

Jim Sleeper | Posted 05.25.2012 | Media
Jim Sleeper

Few of us who oppose the past century of corporate "personhood" jurisprudence would accept government censorship. But we do wonder why conservatives are so accepting of the Chinese Communist government setting up and censoring a corporation that employs American reporters.

Fictional Davos Discussion Between Tim Geithner and China's He Yafei

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Howard Steven Friedman

The following conversation did not take place... but wouldn't it have been interesting if it did? Geithner: Glad I found you. We really need to talk...

WTO Sides With Chinese State Capitalism Against the U.S.

Ian Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

The World Trade Organization has a long history of anti-American actions. They've just handed us another one, and in the process handed a big freebie to Chinese state capitalism.

"Blowback" and "Baseworld": Remembering Chalmers Johnson

Mark Engler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Engler

On November 20, Chalmers Johnson, scholar of East Asian development and critic of American empire, died at age seventy-nine.

Another Twist in the Russian Spy Story

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Clemons

I met alleged Russian spy Mikhail Semenko at a meeting I chaired with global strategic risk guru Ian Bremmer who was speaking about his best-selling new book on the emergence of "state capitalism."

Liberals and Libertarians: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda?

Patrick Maines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Maines

Whatever the cause, one thing is, or should be, entirely clear: If there's ever to be any kind of political union between liberals and libertarians, it's the liberals who are going to have to move. Libertarians have already given all they can.

'The End Of The Free Market': Why America Must Defend The Free Market Economy (VIDEO)

Ian Bremmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ian Bremmer

Breaking News: This is not free market capitalism's finest hour.