Recomendaciones

31/08/2018

Laffer, el peor amigo del liberal, de Santiago Calvo

Subir impuestos para recaudar menos, de Juan Ramón Rallo

Are American Workers Getting Shafted? Think labor’s share of America’s economic output has been plunging? Think again, by Gene Epstein

Las sicavs sí pagan impuestos, de Juan Ramón Rallo

Un fallo en el pensamiento que une a creacionistas y conspiranoicos, de Daniel Mediavilla


Tonterías selectas

30/08/2018

La otra cara de comprar bebés y alquilar úteros, de Ana Bernal-Triviño

La injusticia fiscal, de Juan Carlos Escudier

Esa linda y loca costumbre de un pueblo movilizado y empoderado como resistencia a la precariedad, de Adrián Antonio

Por un sistema de permisos igualitario, de María Pazos Morán

El sueño de la Educación Pública frente a la pesadilla de la vuelta al cole, de David Bollero


Tonterías selectas

28/08/2018

El pueblo francés ecológico que lucha contra la entrada de McDonalds y su “consumo masivo e insostenible”

“El Trabajo Garantizado como elección política (IV)”, de Juan Laborda

The New Socialists, by Corey Robin

Socialism means different things to different people. For some, it conjures the Soviet Union and the gulag; for others, Scandinavia and guaranteed income. But neither is the true vision of socialism. What the socialist seeks is freedom.

Under capitalism, we’re forced to enter the market just to live. The libertarian sees the market as synonymous with freedom. But socialists hear “the market” and think of the anxious parent, desperate not to offend the insurance representative on the phone, lest he decree that the policy she paid for doesn’t cover her child’s appendectomy. Under capitalism, we’re forced to submit to the boss. Terrified of getting on his bad side, we bow and scrape, flatter and flirt, or worse — just to get that raise or make sure we don’t get fired.

The socialist argument against capitalism isn’t that it makes us poor. It’s that it makes us unfree. When my well-being depends upon your whim, when the basic needs of life compel submission to the market and subjugation at work, we live not in freedom but in domination. Socialists want to end that domination: to establish freedom from rule by the boss, from the need to smile for the sake of a sale, from the obligation to sell for the sake of survival.

… And of course, there’s overlap between what liberals and socialists call for. But even if liberals come to support single-payer health care, free college, more unions and higher wages, the divide between the two will remain. For liberals, these are policies to alleviate economic misery. For socialists, these are measures of emancipation, liberating men and women from the tyranny of the market and autocracy at work. Back in the 1930s, it was said that liberalism was freedom plus groceries. The socialist, by contrast, believes that making things free makes people free.

Entrevista a Yolanda Díaz, diputada gallega del grupo confederal Unidos Podemos – En Comú Podem – En Marea

Entrevista a María Pazos, coportavoz de la PPiiNA


Recomendaciones

28/08/2018

‘Hachazo fiscal’: la solución a la guerra del taxi que el Gobierno no se atreve a tomar

The Humean Regard for Reason in the Moral Mind: Comments on Joshua May, by Larry Arnhart

Moral Licensing: When Doing Good Frees You to Do Bad, by Timothy Taylor

Is Facebook causing anti-refugee attacks in Germany?, by Tyler Cowen

El mito de los antivacunas: ¿son ellos los culpables del megabrote de sarampión?, de Antonio Villarreal


Tonterías selectas

24/08/2018

Las cacas que no recoge Amancio Ortega, de Juan Oliver

Europa, ¿de qué hablamos?, de Fernando Luengo, de Podemos

El futuro de la ocupación y la economía del bien común, de Adela Suñer, Asociació Catalana pel Foment de l’Economia del Bé Comú

La enorme discriminación contra las personas mayores en España, de Vicenç Navarro

Controversy Surrounding The ‘Ice Age’ – Did It Actually Happen Like We Think It Did?, by Arjun Walia of Collective Evolution (at LewRockwell.com)


Tonterías selectas

22/08/2018

Los bancos maltratan a los mayores, de Javier Caraballo

Pilar San José: “Continuaremos hasta conseguir unas pensiones dignas de 1080 euros”

El feminismo de Ana Botín, de Ana Bernal-Triviño

Sí chef, es usted un explotador contumaz y una mala bestia, de Pedro Luis Angosto

Carne humana, de Yayo Herrero


Recomendaciones

22/08/2018

Elizabeth Warren’s Corporate Catastrophe, by Samuel Hammond

The Nastiest Feud in Science, by Bianca Bosker

Why it’s only science that can answer all the big questions, by Peter Atkins

Were Julie and Mark Wrong to Engage in Incest? Reconsidering Jonathan Haidt’s Evolutionary Moral Psychology, by Larry Arnhart

El ecologismo no científico: religión envuelta en verde, de Esther Samper