Fire in the Bronx: Capitalist Mass Murder
A fire in New York City on Sunday killed at least 17 people. Eric Adams called it a "tragedy." We call it premeditated murder by real estate speculators.
Nathaniel FlakinJanuary 10, 2022
“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 VoiceDecember 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 FlakinDecember 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. DaurelleDecember 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 AguilarDecember 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 AhmedNovember 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 StantonNovember 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 MercatanteOctober 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 FlakinOctober 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 HoffOctober 19, 2021