Tag: Capitalism

Forgetting Grenfell: the Neoliberal Narrative

The Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 was arguably one of the greatest tragedies to befall the British working class this century. Grenfell Tower momentarily stripped capitalism of its disguises, leaving it naked and exposed for the world to see.

We Are Not the 99% – We’re More Like the 70%

“We are the 99 percent!” is a slogan that originated in the Occupy movement in 2011 and inspired people around the world. These four short words express our disgust at the inequality inherent in the global capitalist system. But do they represent a strategy for change?

Why Everything Costs Money

Left Voice spoke with Olúfémi Táíwò, who has recapped each chapter of Capital Volume 1 with biting humor on his appropriately-named blog, Why Everything Costs Money. You can find Olúfémi’s blog at: www.whyeverythingcostsmoney.com

Workers’ Control Under Capitalism

Imagine taking over the factory you are working at. Imagine working without bosses. Imagine full democracy at the workplace. This is the story of the workers at the MadyGraf printing plant in Argentina.

Marx’s Capital, 150 Years Later

British economist Michael Roberts takes a look at the implications of Karl Marx’s major work, 150 years after its first edition.

Forgetting Grenfell: the Neoliberal Narrative

The Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 was arguably one of the greatest tragedies to befall the British working class this century. Grenfell Tower momentarily stripped capitalism of its disguises, leaving it naked and exposed for the world to see.

We Are Not the 99% – We’re More Like the 70%

“We are the 99 percent!” is a slogan that originated in the Occupy movement in 2011 and inspired people around the world. These four short words express our disgust at the inequality inherent in the global capitalist system. But do they represent a strategy for change?

Why Everything Costs Money

Left Voice spoke with Olúfémi Táíwò, who has recapped each chapter of Capital Volume 1 with biting humor on his appropriately-named blog, Why Everything Costs Money. You can find Olúfémi’s blog at: www.whyeverythingcostsmoney.com

Workers’ Control Under Capitalism

Imagine taking over the factory you are working at. Imagine working without bosses. Imagine full democracy at the workplace. This is the story of the workers at the MadyGraf printing plant in Argentina.

Marx’s Capital, 150 Years Later

British economist Michael Roberts takes a look at the implications of Karl Marx’s major work, 150 years after its first edition.