Tag: Capitalism

The Fall of Lehman Brothers and the Rise of Class Struggle

Thirteen years after the fall of Lehman Brothers, one of the most important lessons for the working class and oppressed peoples everywhere is the need to build revolutionary parties as part of the struggle for an international for socialist revolution.

Pfizer Isn’t Your Friend

Competition between vaccine manufacturers isn’t some cutesy rivalry to win hearts and minds. It’s a brutal economic war to carve up markets and maximize profits, in which millions of unnecessary deaths are regarded as inevitable collateral damage.

My City Was Underwater Because of Capitalism

To stop climate change, to win dignified and safe housing for all, and to save the neighborhoods and neighbors we love dearly, we have to destroy the capitalist state and replace it with a socialist one.

Four healthcare workers, including co-author of this article Mike Pappas, stand in scrubs and masks in front of an Amazon warehouse holding signs in support of better wages and safer working conditions for Amazon workers.

What Billionaire Space Flights Mean to Healthcare Workers

While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage around the globe and climate disaster is destroying the planet, billionaires are taking joyrides to space. Two healthcare workers who worked throughout the pandemic respond.

Competition, Monopoly, and Exploitation under Capitalism

While signing an executive order to expand competition and crack down on monopolistic practices, Joe Biden said that “capitalism without competition isn’t capitalism. It’s exploitation.” His statement reflects a long-standing assumption among both classical and more left-leaning economists alike that increasing monopolization is the source of increasing exploitation under capitalism. What do they get wrong? Economist Michael Roberts explains.

How Bad Will it Get? Climate Catastrophe and Capitalism

As recent events make clear, our world has been irreversibly changed. Adequately responding to the changes already baked into the climate — and learning how to thrive in this new world while avoiding the worst case scenarios still on the horizon — will require nothing less than the revolutionary overthrow of the very system that created these problems.

The Fall of Lehman Brothers and the Rise of Class Struggle

Thirteen years after the fall of Lehman Brothers, one of the most important lessons for the working class and oppressed peoples everywhere is the need to build revolutionary parties as part of the struggle for an international for socialist revolution.

Pfizer Isn’t Your Friend

Competition between vaccine manufacturers isn’t some cutesy rivalry to win hearts and minds. It’s a brutal economic war to carve up markets and maximize profits, in which millions of unnecessary deaths are regarded as inevitable collateral damage.

My City Was Underwater Because of Capitalism

To stop climate change, to win dignified and safe housing for all, and to save the neighborhoods and neighbors we love dearly, we have to destroy the capitalist state and replace it with a socialist one.

Four healthcare workers, including co-author of this article Mike Pappas, stand in scrubs and masks in front of an Amazon warehouse holding signs in support of better wages and safer working conditions for Amazon workers.

What Billionaire Space Flights Mean to Healthcare Workers

While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage around the globe and climate disaster is destroying the planet, billionaires are taking joyrides to space. Two healthcare workers who worked throughout the pandemic respond.

Competition, Monopoly, and Exploitation under Capitalism

While signing an executive order to expand competition and crack down on monopolistic practices, Joe Biden said that “capitalism without competition isn’t capitalism. It’s exploitation.” His statement reflects a long-standing assumption among both classical and more left-leaning economists alike that increasing monopolization is the source of increasing exploitation under capitalism. What do they get wrong? Economist Michael Roberts explains.

How Bad Will it Get? Climate Catastrophe and Capitalism

As recent events make clear, our world has been irreversibly changed. Adequately responding to the changes already baked into the climate — and learning how to thrive in this new world while avoiding the worst case scenarios still on the horizon — will require nothing less than the revolutionary overthrow of the very system that created these problems.