Capitalism

17/05/21
Author: 
Staff, A Growing Culture, originally published by A Growing Culture
Traditional market - https://www.freeimages.com/photo/traditional-market-activities-1526085

May 12, 2021

Later this year, the United Nations is set to hold a historic Food Systems Summit, recognizing the need for urgent action to disrupt business-as-usual practices in the food system. But far from serving as a meaningful avenue for much-needed change, the summit is shaping up to facilitate increased corporate capture of the food system. So much so, that peasant and indigenous-led organizations and civil society groups are organizing an independent counter-summit in order to have their voices heard.

03/05/21
Author: 
Socialist Project
Azadeh Reisdana and Sam Gindin

Editor: This is an interesting interview on the subject of how democratic socialism might be advanced.

May 2, 2021

Azadeh Reisdana interviews Sam Gindin on the recent growth of democratic socialism in developing countries and as an ideology which attracts a new younger generation of socialists. They also discuss the expansion of democratic socialism to not only a political theory but also as an economic application. This was recorded online during the Covid lockdown, March 2021.

23/04/21
Author: 
Lee Fang
A sign with the CVS Health Corp. logo is seen within a CVS pharmacy store in Los Angeles on Oct. 27, 2017. Photo: Christopher Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images

April 21 2021

The pharmacy and health insurance giant gave $5 million to Partnership for America’s Health Care Future.

IN A YEAR marked by a coronavirus pandemic that has killed millions, CVS Health financed a wave of political advocacy against measures to control health care costs and increase access.

20/04/21
Author: 
Stephen Maher and Scott Aquanno
Cartoon New Finance Capital
If the analysis in this article is accurate, the chances of winning even temporary reforms of capitalism are becoming smaller and smaller. This, along with the cascading crises caused by pandemics and environmental disruption, highlights the increasing urgency of completely replacing capitalism with democratic social and economic planning.  
       - Gene McGuckin

April 16, 2021

14/04/21
Author: 
 Linda McQuaig
Sanofi
 April 7, 2021

Canada’s faltering COVID-19 vaccine rollout is all the more stunning in light of news that little Cuba is on the brink of having its own vaccine – actually one of five COVID vaccines being developed by the tiny nation’s booming biotech industry.

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