Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: capitalism

When profit drives us, community suffers

We evolved to be connected to nature and to one another, but our exploitative global economy is severing those relations.

The aftershocks of the economic collapse are still being felt

“…the political fallout of the global financial crisis is only just getting started. The real confrontation, it seems, is yet to come.”

The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

The second sight of W.E.B. Du Bois

Du Bois would hardly fare better today. His radical critique of empire and capitalism would make him even more of a pariah in the academy and on the airwaves.

9 conservative myths about corporations

Capitalism and corporations are only as good as we design the system to be.

The power of words and war on Democracy

How language can help in the fight against authoritarianism.

Capitalism and the world we are creating

Capitalism as an economic system has been hoisted to a status none dare criticize as though it were a religion.

2 or 3 things I know about Capitalism (with apologies to...

We either struggle and strive, by and any and all means, to end the system -- or it will end us.

How to end crony capitalism

What if the anti-establishment wings of both parties came together in a pro-democracy coalition to get big money out of politics? 

Faces of pain, faces of hope

The message of the consumer society, pumped out over flat screen televisions, computers and smartphones, to those trapped at the bottom of society is loud and unrelenting: You are a failure.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits GOP still salivating...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine in national forests

"Instead of weakening protections, Trump should clean up the mess the mining industry has already left behind in our forests."

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