Thursday, June 17, 2021

Tag: capitalism

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."

We won’t go back to normal, because normal was the problem

When a global pandemic strikes, the private-sector austerity model simply falls apart.

The coronavirus outbreak has shown that capitalism is failing

If there’s ever been a time to radically change our social service policies, this is it.

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New Space Force laboratory opens: A breakdown on space warfare ‘autonomy’

“The U.S. imperial war project, now marching headlong into the heavens, is on autopilot."

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

Federal workers to receive Friday off to observe Juneteenth

“This is an important step forward for our country.”

Why democracies in G7 & NATO should reject US leadership

Ordinary people in other countries are right to be wary of the Pied Piper of American “leadership,” but their rulers should be too.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.