Who says socialism is dead?

First we hear that Goldman Sachs honchos “socialize” thorny issues (meaning “talk about them in person”). Now we learn that a new, buzzword-heavy social media platform is calling itself “Socialistic.” Next up, the proletariat? Havas Takes Majority Stake in Colleen DeCourcy’s Startup – Advertising Age CHICAGO (AdAge.com) — Ad agency holding company Havas has taken a majority stake in Socialistic, a new social-media shop helmed by Colleen DeCourcy, the former chief digital officer at Omnicom Group’s TBWA….

Grand Street articles posted

Back in the late 1980s, I wrote four articles for the literary journal Grand Street, edited by Ben Sonnenberg. They’re on the transformation of the corporate titan (Morgan to Pickens), Yale and the CIA, Greider’s book on the Fed, and a psychoanalysis of money. You can get them here. And thanks to Christopher Carrico (here too: Christopher Carrico) for sending them along.