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“The CDC stands for Can’t Disrupt Capitalism” And Other Tweets That Capture the Moment

The internet has quite a lot to say about the new CDC guidelines for isolation. Here are some of our favorite tweets.

Left Voice

December 29, 2021

Worst Person of the Year: Elon Musk Embodies Capitalism in Decline

Elon Musk is not some environmental inventor. He's an exploiter and an old-fashioned speculator.

Nathaniel Flakin

December 23, 2021

Pharmaceutical Companies Are Making a Killing off of Omicron

New Covid variants are bad news for most, but for the vaccine monopolists, they mean making a killing on the stock market.

B.C. Daurelle

December 8, 2021

Capitalist Barbarism: 14 Million More People Go Hungry in Latin America While the Number of Billionaires Grows

The UN’s Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2021, just released for Latin America, is a brutal reminder of capitalism’s barbarism. Some 60 million people go hungry — 30 percent more than last year. Meanwhile, the world’s richest people have gotten exponentially wealthier over the same period.

Lucho Aguilar

December 2, 2021

Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Convicted Despite the Legal System, Not Because of It

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers were found guilty by a jury today. A few days ago a jury also let murderer Kyle Rittenhouse walk free. This system is not for us and never will be. The working class and the oppressed must unite to fight against the capitalist system that is built on racism.

Adnan Ahmed

November 24, 2021

Algorithms of Exploitation: Class Struggle in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence, the pride of the modern tech industry, is built on the misery of the people that make it possible in the first place.

Ryan Stanton

November 11, 2021

Production Chains, Bottlenecks, and Strategic Positions

With the post-pandemic economic recovery still trying to break through, the United States and other imperialist countries are suffering numerous disruptions to their supply chains. The globalized system of production signals capitalism’s fragility and points to the disruptive potential of working-class sectors that occupy key logistical positions within these chains.

Esteban Mercatante

October 31, 2021

Will Berlin’s New Government Sabotage the Housing Referendum?

Last month Berliners voted overwhelmingly to expropriate big landlords in their city. Now the incoming government is trying to squash that decision by subjecting it to months of "expert analysis."

Nathaniel Flakin

October 29, 2021

Shortages and Supply Chain Disruptions Are about Capitalism, Not Covid

Amid all the talk of global supply chain disruptions, the real cause — production for profit — has been largely ignored.

James Dennis Hoff

October 19, 2021