Monday, December 6, 2021

Tag: capitalism

Capitalism Killing You? Income Sharing Could Save Our Lives…

In the ongoing series “From the Ground Up,” Occupy.com joins Commonomics USA presenting stories about local efforts to create a new sustainable economy.

The Anti-Empire Report #145

“Can it be imagined that an American president would openly implore the nation’s young people to fight a foreign war to defend ‘capitalism’?”

Comes the Revolution

“In these modern times the economic system, Capitalism, seems to have evolved into a quasi-religious political belief system.”

Four Americans Who Should Be Crying Out For Socialism

For consumers, and for children, minorities, the sick and disabled, and all victims of severe inequality, a continuation of Reagan/Clinton capitalism will lead to little improvement.

Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few — (BOOK)

With your donation of $30 one-time or $15 monthly recurring, you can support truly independent news and activism, and receive the book Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few by Robert Reich as our gift to you. It's win-win, and you get a fascinating new book out of it.

The Third Way: Share-the-Gains Capitalism

The CEO of Chobani is offering a model that is neither no-lose socialism for the rich nor hyper-capitalism for everyone else. Can this work for America?

Unsure About Socialism? Here’s More Evidence That Capitalism Is Killing America

Reports from the past six months show that the ongoing record of capitalist greed and irresponsibility has plunged to new lows.

Bernie vs. Hillary is Really “Clash of Civilizations”

“Government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich must soon perish from the earth—or the climate perishes first.”

The Ultimate Zinger: Just Call Something ‘Evil’

Big words, like good and evil, come with lots of emotional baggage, little of which stands up to logical scrutiny. The rhetoric of evil drags terms from old-time religion and serves the political class by oversimplifying moral and political complexity, a kind of instant moral sound bite. Is money really evil? Or all of capitalism? Or the western world as if personifies only the worst of humanity? What applies to individual morality works much less well with abstract institutions.

An ‘Extremist’ in the United States

“When conventional politics has failed to deal with pressing problems, we have no choice but to think beyond the conventions, sometimes in ways that may seem extreme.”

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For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.