Marc Batko

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Freelance translator of German articles on alternative economics, rethinking state, market and neoliberal myths.
Profit-making is different than profit-maximizing. The neoliberal model promotes profits, not investments. All personal and corporate achievement depended on state investment in roads, schools, health care, food safety, water quality and airwaves.
The future could be full of free internet books, community centers, reduced working hours, shared work, exchanging roles, cloud workers, play, exuberance and mystery! The future that is open and dynamic not closed and static must be anticipated and protected in the present, not extrapolated from the present. (cf. Jurgen Moltmann)

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Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018 by Marc Batko. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Liberation
The state that first said it was poor and weak and then was made weak should now help out and step into the breach. The weakening of the social state, the social insecurity, the impoverishment of people, and the financial crisis are results of a false misguided policy that has failed.

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Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / macroeconomics, Essay » Political
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The anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” includes 3 translator’s introductions, 3 poems from the translator, 12 articles by Tomas Konicz, and articles by Ulrike Herrmann, Helmut Martens, Franz Garnreiter, Sven Giegold, Karl Georg Zinn, Mohssen Massarat, Joachim Bischoff, Andreas Kolbe. Attac and the Rosa Luxemburg foundation. New priorities, assumptions and policies are vital.

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