Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: capitalism

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.

‘Absolutely remarkable’: Poll shows democratic voters in Texas and California view...

“Did not see those Texas numbers on socialism coming,” tweeted HillTV’s Krystal Ball.

Capitalism in America: The coming crisis

In the Trump era, we are being told that deficits don’t matter—and neither, of course, do the facts.

Blaming ‘flawed and sexist’ capitalist system, Oxfam report finds 2,153 billionaires...

“Our broken economies are lining the pockets of billionaires and big business at the expense of ordinary men and women. No wonder people are starting to question whether billionaires should even exist.”

Why billionaires don’t really like capitalism

Capitalism doesn’t work well with monopolies, insider-trading, political payoffs, fraud, and large amounts of inherited wealth.

Socialism, Capitalism, Or …?

Can we create socialism within capitalism, or capitalism within socialism?

To tackle ills of ‘unfettered capitalism,’ Sanders plan would give workers...

Taking aim at the vast inequities produced by America's business-dominated economic system, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday unveiled a far-reaching proposal that would roll...

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with...

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

Let House scrutiny re-brand Trump: Worst of the worst of crony...

If Trump is not made stand-in for heartless Robber Barons, progressives will have squandered our greatest opportunity to name this era: Trump’s Age of Corruption.

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.