Saturday, June 15, 2024

Tag: capitalism

Building the commons as an antidote to predatory capitalism

We are building a world in which people work together to solve common problems and create a more equitable economy and better lives for all of us.

Capitalism itself is to blame for Donald Trump

America lashed out at our economic system, but our new president-elect won’t be able to help. Instead, argues Professor Richard Wolff, we must change the way we approach work.

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.”

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Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.