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Capitalism

The Uvalde Massacre Is the Product of a Heinous System

Another deadly school shooting has claimed the lives of innocent school children and education workers. The small town of Uvalde, Texas, was the scene of the latest example of tragic barbarity as at least 18 elementary schoolers and two adults were murdered by an 18 year-old gunman who also died at the scene.

Ezra Brain

May 24, 2022

The Baby Formula Shortage Is a Capitalist Crisis of Social Reproduction

The baby formula shortage is a consequence of capitalism and a crisis of social reproduction. Formula should not be commodified and sold — it should be free and a basic right for all parents.

There is No ‘Green Transition’

It’s hard to take talk of a “green transition” seriously when both the total volume of emissions, and the rate of increase in concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, continue to hit new highs.

James Plested

April 4, 2022

Rising Gas Prices Slam Workers Across the United States: Is There a Solution?

The working class is bearing the brunt of rising oil prices — and not only at the gas pump. All signs point to gasoline continuing to cost more and more. It’s not just about Russian oil and the invasion of Ukraine. It’s how capitalism works to enrich the few at the expense of the world’s masses.

Scott Cooper

March 12, 2022

On the Anniversary of Its Publication, The Communist Manifesto’s Relevance Continues to Grow

As a revolutionary wave swept across Europe in 1848, led by reformers who wanted to overturn monarchies and secure their bourgeois property rights, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published The Communist Manifesto as a call to arms for a different kind of uprising: proletarian revolution, aimed at freeing humanity from wage slavery. Today is the anniversary of that publication.

Scott Cooper

February 21, 2022

A World to Win: Sign Up for Left Voice’s Intro to Marxism Reading Group

Join us this spring in an Intro to Marxism Reading Group. Meetings will be held every Sunday at 6 pm ET.

Left Voice

February 10, 2022

Blood on Their Hands: U.S. Regime Responsible for More than 900,000 Covid Deaths and Counting

Over 900,000 people in the U.S. have died of Covid-19. This is a damning indictment of a capitalist system that has put profits over human lives.

Sou Mi

February 7, 2022

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 Flakin

January 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 Voice

December 29, 2021