Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: capitalism

Disaster capitalism ‘hits new heights’ as Wall Street profiteers cash in...

“Seems a lot easier and cheaper to make an emergency fund permanent rather than pay private lender fees.”

The real socialism in America isn’t what you think

It’s more socialism for the rich, harsh capitalism for the rest.

Bessemer and the power shift

Next week, Amazon faces a union vote at its warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama.

Can we have a fair society under capitalism?

Even though capitalism could work, the wealthy won’t compromise enough to make it work.

Bezos, McConnell, and Covid capitalism

The heinous resurgence of COVID makes clear that corporations need more – not fewer – incentives to protect their workers from the virus.

What point in growth?

It seems to me, too, that making the spreading of wealth the goal of society, along with working to making less population another goal, would result in greater happiness for all of us.

‘What stage of capitalism is this?’ Hedge fund $3 billion richer...

With over 100,000 people displaced by wildfires raging across California, Baupost Group collected more than $3 billion in July after betting on insurance claims against embattled utility company PG&E.

When bosses shared the profits

Sharing the profits with all workers is a logical and necessary first step to making capitalism work for the many, not the few.

Police violence and racism have always been tools of capitalism

When the historical and current practices of police are examined, it is evident police have been designed to uphold the status quo including racial injustice and class inequality.

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and...

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.