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
Jeff Bezos Is Going into Space. Fingers Crossed He Won’t Come Back
If Bezos, Musk and Co. want to go “off Earth,” then let them. Our task is to ensure that at some point, when they come back, they’ll find the completely irrational, exploitative system of capitalism on which their obscene wealth was based has been dismantled and replaced with a socialist society.
James PlestedJune 9, 2021
“You don’t speak for us. You harm us”: Elon Musk Does Not Represent Autistic People
Elon Musk has said he has Aspergers. Autism does not make you support imperialist coups or force your employees to work in unsafe conditions during a pandemic. Those are all symptoms of being a billionaire.
Olivia WoodMay 12, 2021
No, We Are Not Going to Beat Capitalism on the Stock Market
Has some new kind of activism beaten the hedge funds? Hardly.
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 1, 2021
The Bolivian Elections Were a Setback for Trump, Bolsonaro, and Elon Musk
One year ago, president Evo Morales of Bolivia was toppled by a right-wing coup. But on Sunday, his party won an absolute majority in national elections. The right-wing offensive in Latin America is reaching its limits.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 20, 2020
Elon Musk Rakes in Billions, Tesla Employees Forced Back to Work
Elon Musk received the first installment of what could be a $55.8 Billion compensation package this past May. Meanwhile, Tesla manufacturing workers have struggled since March to obtain unemployment benefits or recoup their stolen wages amidst layoffs, pay cuts, and unsafe (illegal) factory re-openings under COVID-19.
Jayne SmithSeptember 19, 2020
On Neuralink: Elon Musk, Neurodevices, and Their Implications
In typical Elon Musk fashion, the tech entrepreneur recently unveiled Neuralink, a neurodevice, that according to Musk, could go as far as merging human consciousness with artificial intelligence. Neuroscientist Steven Rose shares his assessment on Musk's device.
Steven RoseSeptember 17, 2020