Image from Alexas_Fotos

It’s no coincidence the money ‘box’ shown above has the form of a cow.


Capitalism’s Failure: A Myth

Cartoon dragon
Dragon by cocoparisienne

This is an extract of an article by Ludwig von Mises originally published in 1932.

It tells us that the current fervent objections to capitalism are nothing new: almost 100 years ago, people were already talking about the failure of capitalism.


Machines of Loving Grace

Richard Brautigan and Hilda Hoffman
Richard Brautigan and friend Hilda Hoffman on the first edition cover of Richard’s novel, In Watermelon Sugar.

Richard Brautigan wrote poetry, short stories and novels.

In 1967 he was Poet-In-Residence at the California Institute of Technology. The same year he wrote All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace, a large format book made by mimeograph. 1500 copies were produced and given away.

The title poem of that book is reproduced below.