capitalist system

Speculators Are Buying Up Vacant Properties With Mixed Results For Cities

February 15, 2014

Bill Black: As private equity and investment firms purchase vacant properties, it’s leading to the restoration of homes and a decline in vacancy, but also causing a decline in tax revenue in some cities

Past is present in Latin America

August 5, 2013
Pope Francis impressed Brazilians with his modest lifestyle and sympathy for the poor, but he did not support the mass struggle for economic justice and instead echoed the right-wing focus on corruption in government