capitalism

What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

May 21, 2020

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just how deeply biased policing always was?

How Democracy Falls In East Europe And The Balkans

May 18, 2020

Freedom House says Eastern European and Balkans democracies are in danger. COVID-19 has opened the door to surveillance, and threatens democracies from Hungary to India to Israel.

Refocusing May Day On The Revolutionary Struggle For Workers’ Rights

May 5, 2020

The revolutionary history of May Day is recognized around the world in a way that should inspire workers in the United States to continue their fight.

Healthcare Workers Punished For Challenging ‘Profit Over People’ Management

April 7, 2020

The US medical system’s drive to maximize profit has always been at the cost of public health, and amplifies the danger healthcare workers and their patients face from COVID-19.

Who Would Really Be Sacrificed To Save The Economy From COVID-19?

March 31, 2020

Whose families do the high priests of capitalism really intend to sacrifice to their god of money?

Neoliberalism, Nike, and the Need to Organize a Movement

February 17, 2020

What do resistance to Obama’s presidential library project in Southside Chicago, Nike’s $5 million donation to it, and the giant shoe company’s relationship with Kaepernick’s activism have in common?

Can Land Value Tax Give Baltimore’s Neighborhoods Back To Their Residents?

November 4, 2019

Joshua Vincent of the Center for the Study of Economics talks about how a land value tax could give Baltimore residents relief from the wealth extraction that absentee landlords perpetrate.

Fighting Apartheid By Taking Ownership of Land and Time

October 23, 2019

City residents are fighting a history of exploitation through collective ownership of food, labor, and land, showing that another world is possible.

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

September 19, 2019

In the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News From the Revolutionary War to The War On Terror, authors Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong assert that “The mainstream corporate media is one of the chief propagators of American exceptionalism and innocence…the narratives of American exceptionalism and American innocence work together…

Socialism Back on Agenda, 30 Years After 'End of History'

Socialism Back on Agenda, 30 Years After ‘End of History’

July 9, 2019

Alexandr Buzgalin discusses the crisis of neoliberalism and the resurgence of socialist thought and political movements, 30 years after the publication of Fukuyama’s ‘End of History’ thesis, which argued that there is no alternative to capitalism