Capitalism

22/03/21
Author: 
George Kerevan

Aug. 3, 2020

Using insights from Belgian Marxist thinker Ernest Mandel, economist George Kerevan argues capitalism will suffer profound breakdown this century.

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21/03/21
Author: 
John Clarke
If we are to develop a clear and consistent form of international solidarity, we must be ready to face the contradictions and complications of the global context in which working class struggles take place. Image by Canadian Dimension.

As socialists, our solidarity should be with the international working class, not with governments or states

March 19, 2021

20/03/21
Author: 
Jack Delaney
Magnus Panvidya, a member of the Boogaloo Boys, on The Jimmy Dore Show.

MARCH 7, 2021

On May 29, 2020, in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, a Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstration marched about a half-mile from Oakland’s Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. Around ten o’clock at night outside the federal building, as the protest continued close by, bullets spewed from a moving vehicle striking security personnel and killing one.

20/03/21
Author: 
Owen Jones
‘In 2020 we saw deadly floods in Indonesia (above), bushfires in Australia, both drought and record rainfall in China and extreme storms from the Philippines to Nicaragua.’ Photograph: Juni Kriswanto/AFP/Getty Images

Mar. 19, 2021

Oil companies knew 50 years ago the huge damage they were doing. Their motive to ignore it is the same now as it was then

Capitalism is on a collision course with human life and the future of our planet. Each year, air pollution takes more lives than smoking: the last estimate suggests 8.8m deaths across the world, compared with 7m from cigarettes.

24/02/21
Author: 
By Claudio Katz
A lengthy read, indeed, but we need big-picture summaries like this to appreciate the scope of what lies before us. This is not to say that I take everything in this essay as gospel. But U.S. imperialism is definitely a thick strand in the weave of difficult problems we're going to have to overcome (or in this case, overthrow).
          -- Gene McGuckin
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
21/02/21
Author: 
Ray Levy Uyeda
The Bethany Reservoir in Alameda County. | John Loo

February 20, 2021

21/02/21
Author: 
Kim Moody

[Editor's note: An insightful global overview of what has changed and what continues to be true.]

 

20/02/21
Author: 
Snehal Shingavi

Capitalist competition and greed lie at the heart of the power outages causing desperation across the state.

10/02/21
Author: 
Alexis Baden-Mayer

February 2, 2021

On January 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed his “Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” This historic action commited the U.S. to achieving “significant short-term global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and net-zero global emissions by mid-century or before.”

 

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