Strikes By US Workers Outpacing Rate In 2018

By Jerry White, Wsws.org -

With new strikes this month by hospital workers in Toledo, Ohio; teachers in Oregon, Tennessee and North and South Carolina; and international strikes and protests by Uber and Lyft drivers, the [...]

SC Regulators Slap Down Duke Energy Rate Increase, Call Executives ‘Tone Deaf’

By Haley Walters, The Greenville News By Andrew Brown, Postandcourier.com -

State utility regulators on Wednesday reduced a proposed rate increase that would have affected 591,000 Duke Energy customers in the Upstate, and called executives of the energy company "tone [...]

The Social And Solidarity Economy Is A Workable Alternative To Capitalism

By Ana Álvaro Moreno, Adrián Gallero Moreiras, Miguel Ángel Martínez del Arco, Equaltimes.org -

The social and solidarity economy (SSE) is an economic phenomenon in the full throes of expansion throughout the European Union, as well as other parts of the world. This is no doubt partly the [...]

Symbiosis Is Different: Why This Revolutionary Network Could Change Anti-Capitalist Politics

By Matt Stannard, Occupy.com -

Sure, but all radical groups say that the system is the problem, right? So when Symbiosis – a coalition of grassroots organizations stretching from Jackson, Mississippi to Oaxaca, Mexico, and [...]

Busting The Myths About NATO; Why NATO’s Got To Go

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

On April 4, 2019, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) foreign ministers met in Washington, DC to celebrate its 70th anniversary. While both parties in Congress applauded NATO, peace and [...]

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai, Sanctions And Capitalism

By Mafa Kwanisai Mafa, Socialistorganizer.com -

About a month ago Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique were devastated by a tropical cyclone that was described by the United Nations as one of the worst disasters ever to strike the Southern [...]

Haiti At The Crossroads

By Greg Beckett, Nacla.org -

Today’s protests represent a larger crisis of faith, not just with the current government, but also with the neoliberal state and perhaps even democracy itself. In recent weeks, anti-government [...]

Financial Press: Boeing Should Charge Passengers Extra Not To Crash

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

CHICAGO — The Boeing Corporation is again under intense scrutiny, as news broke of a Southwest Airlines 737 Max 8 aircraft travelling, without passengers, from Orlando, FL to Victorville, CA that [...]

EarthRx: The Irish Potato Famine Was Caused By Capitalism, Not A Fungus

By Ocean Malandra, Pastemagazine.com -

Put on the U2 and The Cranberries and let’s down some green brew folks, it’s that time of year again. But while St. Patrick’s Day is cause to celebrate everything Irish-American, it’s also a good [...]

Maduro Meets U.S. Anti-War Delegation, Says, ‘Humanity’s Battle Is Between Socialism And Capitalism’

By Staff, Workers.org -

The U.S. Peace Council delegates, Comité de Solidaridad Internacional Venezuela (COSI) and President Maduro met to discuss strengthening cooperation and communication. Suggestions were for [...]

The Global Economy Is A Time Bomb Waiting To Explode

By Marshall Auerback, Independentmediainstitute.org -

In the aftermath of the greatest financial calamity since the Great Depression, then–chief of staff for the Obama administration Rahm Emanuel made the call for aggressive action to prevent a [...]

Power To The people!

Compiled by Winter Oak, Winteroak.org.uk -

Ever since November 17, from the smallest village in the countryside to the biggest city, we have been rising up against this profoundly violent, unfair and unbearable society. We are not going [...]

Iran: Class Struggle And Neo-Liberal Capital Accumulation

By Minna Langeberg, Links.org.au -

February 25, 2019 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — Recent months have seen protests throughout Iran, by teachers, nurses, labourers, retirees, oil industry workers, bazaar [...]

Immigrants Aren’t The Emergency

By Sarah Schulz, Otherwords.org -

Midland, Michigan, where my husband and I are raising our two young children, is a small town surrounded by rural communities. Many of us living here have seen, generation-by-generation, that [...]

Capitalism’s Ownership Of Global Warming

By Robert Hunziker, Counterpunch.org -

Capitalism not only owns global warming, there’s a big red mitigation arrow pointed at the heart of today’s rampant capitalism, which is eerily similar to the loosie goosie version of the Roaring [...]