Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: capitalism

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."

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.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.