Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: capitalism

Socialism’s self-criticism and real democracy

Whatever forms of government (including representative-electoral) coexist with class-divided economic systems, the hard reality is that one class rules the other.

Sick of outrageously excessive CEO compensation?

America’s top health care execs would rather we not.

Why capitalism cannot finally repress socialism

Socialism is capitalism’s critical shadow.

Why capitalism is leaving the US, in search of profit

Ongoing controversies and alarms surround this capitalist exodus.

The Titan and the Titanic: two tales of capitalist hubris

The doomed OceanGate submersible offers us many of the same lessons that the 1912 Titanic sinking did.

David Barsamian and Noam Chomsky | Savage capitalism

From climate change to bank failures to war.

Capitalism’s Conclusion, Part I: What the Ohio train derailment exposed

The recent derailment of trains in East Palestine isn’t just a once-in-a-generation environmental disaster, it's what will continue to happen when profit is put above public health.

Before COB on the first workday of 2023, CEOs will make...

In less than seven hours on the first workday of the New Year, a typical CEO will have made as much as the average U.S. worker will make all year.

The monsters of American capitalism

Three of its prime exemplars: Trump, Bankman-Fried's, and Musk!

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.

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Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.