The Centuries-Long History Of Extractive Greed

By Josue De Luna Navarro, Inequality.org -

Two years after spilling 407,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota, the Keystone Pipeline erupted again. In November, a North Dakota portion of the pipeline leaked another 380,000 gallons – adding [...]

Fear Of Potential Transformation From A Corbyn Election

By Leonardo Clausi, Il Manifesto. -

This Thursday the UK will be holding an election where Labour's Jeremy Corbyn is the lead challenger against the Conservative Party's Boris Johnson. Johnson has been leading in the polls [...]

Harvesting The Blood Of America’s Poor: The Latest Stage Of Capitalism

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

For much of the world, donating blood is purely an act of solidarity; a civic duty that the healthy perform to aid others in need. The idea of being paid for such an action would be considered [...]

How To Crush A Bankers’ Dictatorship

By Matthew Ehret, Strategic Culture. -

The western media has been hit with warnings of “financial Armageddon” and the need for a “global hegemonic synthetic currency” to replace the collapsing US dollar under a new system of green [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Stands In Revolutionary Solidarity With The People Of Bolivia

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

The Black Alliance for Peace condemns the U.S. sponsored counter-revolutionary coup in Bolivia. The right-wing ruling elite of Bolivia with the full support of the bipartisan right-wing U.S. [...]

Chile Erupts In Popular Uprising Against Capitalist Injustice

By Karla Martin and Sebastian Link, Liberationnews.org -

Chile is fighting back and the people refuse to be silent any longer. Beginning October 18, a people’s movement has risen, started by high school students who made a call to protest against the [...]

The Crisis Of Rentier Capitalism In Venezuela: A Conversation With Oscar Figuera

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com -

For us, it is important to begin by characterizing Venezuelan society. For the Communist Party, what has entered into a serious crisis in Venezuela is the capitalist, dependent mode of production [...]

The Companies Behind The Burning Of The Amazon

By: Glenn Hurowitz, Mat Jacobson, Etelle Higonnet, and Lucia von Reusner, Stories.mightyearth.org -

Both domestic and international demand for beef and leather has fueled the rapid expansion of the cattle industry into the Amazon. From 1993 to 2013, the cattle herd in the Amazon expanded by [...]

The Capitalists Are Afraid

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Capitalists seek to maximize profits and reduce the cost of labor. This sums up capitalism at its core. It is defined by these immutable objectives. It is not about democracy. It is not, as has [...]

Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Tackles The Allegation She Isn’t Challenging Capitalism

By James Wright, Thecanary.co -

The Canary sat down with Bradbrook after her speech at Shambala festival 2019 to explore this and other areas relevant to the movement. Her speech appeared to emphasise individual responsibility [...]

Capitalism, Socialism, And Existential Despair

By Chris Wright, Ahtribune.com -

Decades ago, Edward Said remarked that contemporary life is characterized by a “generalized condition of homelessness.” Decades earlier, Heidegger had written that “Homelessness is coming to be [...]

Protests Against G7 Summit Finish With Citizen Manifesto

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Thousands of pacifists, defenders of nature and critics of capitalism and its consequences began these Monday mobilizations rejecting the group meeting made up by Germany, Canada, the United [...]

To Defeat Fascism, We Must Dismantle Capitalism

By Christian Fuchs, Truthdig.com -

Henry A. Giroux’s book “The Terror of the Unforeseen” analyzes the conditions that have enabled and led to Donald Trump’s rule and the consequences of that rule, which have ushered in an [...]

Disabled In A Capitalist Society

By Sheshu Babu, Countercurrents.org -

Since the major aim of capitalists is to see that maximum production can be extracted from labor, exploitation of workers becomes a key factor. Ordinary workers, thus, face constant harassment, [...]

Hong Kong Protests And The Shifting Global Power Dynamics

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Protests have been escalating in Hong Kong this year with tens of thousands of people taking the streets and aggressive actions such as occupying the airport and attacking journalists. What [...]