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Economics

Angry About High Fuel and Food Prices? Blame Imperialism

Biden is attempting to paint Putin as the sole reason for inflation, while Republicans try to blame Biden. In truth, the entire global economic system that all of these politicians represent is why workers keep being strained.

Sam Carliner

April 22, 2022

The War in Ukraine and Sanctions on Russia Are Driving Global Hunger

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine isn’t just harming the working class of both countries — it’s causing global food shortages.

Otto Fors

March 25, 2022

Ukraine-Russia: Like an Economic Earthquake

The war in Ukraine will have damaging economic consequences across the world, and it's happening as the global economy is supposedly recovering from the pandemic slump.

Michael Roberts

March 25, 2022

Companies Are Exiting Russia — to Preserve Their Bottom Line

Large multinational companies like IKEA and Toyota are suspending business in Russia. They’ll do whatever it takes to keep up exploitation and profit levels, even under the guise of corporate social responsibility and solidarity.

Clara Mallo

March 6, 2022

Corporate Profits Soar Even amid Rising Inflation

As inflation chips away at our paychecks, the bosses are making more than ever.

James Dennis Hoff

February 11, 2022

Biden Wants Us to Celebrate “Good” Economic Numbers, But They’re Only Good for the Rich

President Biden is touting U.S. economic numbers released yesterday as proof of the greatness of his first year. He wants us all to celebrate with him. The next numbers aren’t going to be so good.

Scott Cooper

January 28, 2022

“Black Monday”: World’s Stock Markets Fall in Reaction to the Fed and Ukraine

Global stock markets took a serious tumble on Monday as fears over inflation and the conflict in Ukraine affected trading. It has been a bad year so far in capitalism’s network of casinos.

As Inflation Rises, Workers Have Options for Struggle

As inflation courses through the U.S. economy, the ruling class is responding with higher interest rates and other steps aimed at keeping wages lower for the workers who bear the brunt of price hikes. What demands should workers raise to fight the latest capitalist attacks on our standard of living?

Scott Cooper

January 5, 2022

Capitalist Bonanza: Share Buybacks Reached Record High in 2021

Share buybacks hit a record high in 2021, enriching investors and executives at the expense of the working class.

Otto Fors

January 4, 2022