Monday, December 6, 2021

Tag: capitalism

Capitalism’s Cult of Human Sacrifice

Manchester, a poor Mexican-American neighborhood in Houston, is just one example of how industrial capitalism is killing us on an altar of profit.

Can Capitalism and Mankind Both Survive?

American mainstream journalism isn’t asking the big question: Can capitalism and mankind co-exist? The reason journalists aren’t asking is that they know the uncomfortable answer is: No they cannot.

Apocalyptic Capitalism

The Paris climate summit, dominated by the economic and political forces that are driving us toward destruction, will end with the usual empty rhetoric and a continued assault on the ecosystem.

Where American Socialism and Capitalism Blend Together Perfectly

Socialism is a word a lot of citizens fear, but Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, military and other social programs administered by the U.S. government are all socialistic aid the U.S. uses.

Higher Education: Capitalism at Its Most Despicable

Public colleges have long been expected to benefit from academic research. But that all changed in 1980 with the Bayh-Dole Act. Now universities are more deeply entrenched in the capitalist world—a true degradation of higher education.

Plain Radical: Living, Loving and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully

Crony capitalism, corporate personhood and too-big-to-fail corporations are the biggest problems in today’s economy. Robert Jensen's new book offers an honest economic analysis, which critiques capitalism.

Why So Many Americans Defend the Failed Capitalist Experiment

Members of the sinking middle class in our pathologically unequal society may well find it convenient to blame people in lower economic classes, who are unlikely to fight back. It's a game for the people looking down on a troubled nation.

What Happened to the Moral Center of American Capitalism?

“We can have huge wealth in the hands of a relatively few people or we can have a democracy. But we can’t have both.” We need to get big money out of politics.

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working

Everything is a potential market to the capitalist, but it's time to end the suffering of ordinary Americans, which is very good for the profit margins, and make human life a top concern.

Evoking the Wrath of Nature

Capitalism has placed monetary profit above the maintenance of life. "Ignoring the warnings of native communities, we have evoked the deadly wrath of nature. And I fear we may not be able to find our way back."

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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.

The coronavirus is a wake-up call for climate change

Perhaps the COVID-19 outbreak is the wake-up call the world needs to get people accustomed to the fact that because of climate change, we all now need to change our lifestyles to protect our lives.

“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.”

Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...