Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: capitalism

Policing causes violence, not the other way around

What liberal politicians and the media refuse to acknowledge is that crime is linked to the failures of capitalism, not to the lack of police. Indeed, police are part of the problem, not the solution.

Why the US culture of colonial extraction is making people sick...

Rupa Marya, a physician and musician, studies how social structures impact health. She says colonial capitalism fractures the critical relationships that keep us healthy.

The disaster of philanthropy and capitalism

David W. Orr is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Environmental Studies at Oberlin College, and founder of The Oberlin Project. He is the author of numerous books on the environment, most recently Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward.

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.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.