Much has been happening lately, but the news is hard to digest. For now, I’d rather stay with the economic news and summarize what I think is going on. This post is largely a repeat from last year, but it makes a jumping-off point. I think that the context of the news is extremely important because without it all we have is a senseless jumble of events and not a coherent understanding.
If we can’t grab what is happening around us and make it our own, how can we call ourselves a free and democratic society? Barataria does what it can to offer a different way of looking at what is happening and relate it in story form, free of unexplained jargon. Hopefully, this will help to make a more real and useful politics.
After a few months of big events and heavy articles, it’s time to summarize the Baratarian view on the big economic picture in one polemic and invite your comments.