Digital Vaccine Passports Pave Way For Surveillance Capitalism

By Jeremy Loffredo And Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

The death by starvation of Etwariya Devi, a 67-year-old widow from the rural Indian state of Jharkhand, might have passed without notice had it not been part of a more widespread trend. Like [...]

US Intervention And Capitalism Have Created A Monster In Honduras

By W. T. Whitney, Counter Punch. -

Chilean author and human rights advocate Ariel Dorfman recently memorialized Orlando Letelier, President Allende’s foreign minister. Agents of dictator Augusto Pinochet murdered Letelier in [...]

Supply Chain Crisis: Workers’ Health And Safety Vs. Capitalists’ Profits

By Betsey Piette, Workers World. -

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, panic buying seemed to create a shortage of different necessities, including toilet paper. Midway through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing [...]

Decolonization Or Extinction – Indigenous People’s Day 2021

By Justin Teba, Red Nation. -

In 2015, The Red Nation and a coalition of Native and non-Native organizations led a successful campaign to rename the second Monday of October Indigenous Peoples’ Day (IPD) in Albuquerque, New [...]

Teaching Politically and the Problem of Afropessimism

By Nino Brown And Derek Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

In education, as in so many other disciplines, one of the increasingly dominant phrases is “anti-Blackness” and the theory of Afropessimism. The two foundational theorists here are Frank [...]

On Contact: Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Part 2

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show, the second of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges discusses with Professor David Harvey the social, political, and economic consequences of neoliberalism and globalization, exploring [...]

On Contact: Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Part 1

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show, the first of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges discusses with Professor David Harvey the reconfiguration of global capitalism, the contradictions of neoliberalism, the [...]

Marxist Epidemiologist Calls Bullsh*t On Antivaxxers

By Rania Khalek, BreakThrough News. -

Anti-scientific conspiracy theories are spreading, not just among the right, but even even among some segments of the left. To address this issue from a Marxist perspective, Rania Khalek spoke [...]

Understanding The Basics Of 21st-Century Democracy, Autocracy, And Capitalism

By Richard D. Wolff, Counter Punch. -

Democracy exists if and when a community organizes its self-governance around the full participation, on an equal basis, of all the members of the community. Its other, autocracy, exists when a [...]

The Race Class Narrative Can Win

By Anika Fassia And Tinselyn Simms, Dissent Magazine. -

We’re glad to be at a point in American political discourse where the question being posed is how to talk about race and class, rather than whether to do so. For too long, many on the left, [...]

A Unified Story For A Divided World

By Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, Dissent Magazine. -

Wars of position rage between “race reductionists” who insist on the political primacy of race and their “class reductionist” counterparts. But some of us, especially those of us who make use of [...]

Decolonise The Green New Deal

By Renata Ávila And Andrés Arauz, Progressive International. -

The median person in the US consumes 44 million calories per day. The human body requires intake of 2 thousand calories per day. Exo-somatic consumption of energy – for non-metabolic purposes, [...]

Amazon And The Destruction Of Competition And Livelihoods

By Colin Todhunter, Counter Punch. -

Global corporations are colonising India’s retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 [...]

Let’s Take The Profit Out Of Wars

By Sam Pizzigati, Counter Punch. -

In the 21st century, many of us are used to the murderous mass violence of modern warfare. After all, we grew up living it or hearing about it. The 20th century rates as the deadliest in human [...]

Education Shouldn’t Be A Debt Sentence

By Nick Marcil, In These Times. -

When you look at a student like myself, you don’t know that I am working multiple jobs, that I have gone without health insurance at some points, that I’ve been living at home with my parents for [...]