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

By Staff, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

The North-South Struggle Is A Class Struggle: Venezuela Is The Latest Example

By Harry Targ, -

“The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles,” Marx and Engels proclaimed in The Communist Manifesto. All of their work was designed to elaborate on the meaning [...]

Disaster Capitalism In Brazil: Mining Greed Produces A Horrific Death Toll

By Vijay Prashad,   -

On January 25, 2019, a dam burst in the town of Brumadinho, north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The dam was built by the iron-ore company Vale to store residue after the iron ore had been extracted. [...]

Antidotes To Brutal Capitalism? Some Hidden In Plain Sight

By Frances Moore Lappé,  -

In our capitalist economy, business enterprise is controlled by capitalists, of course, and structured to bring highest return to shareholders. We’re all supposed to love this set-up because [...]

The Problem Isn’t Robots Taking Our Jobs. It’s Oligarchs Taking Our Power

By Adam Simpson, -

The presumed aspirant tech moguls of the automation age acknowledge that your current, barely-making-ends-meet job is going to get squeezed, shortchanged, or wiped out altogether by a robot or an [...]

The World To Come

By Chris Hedges, -

The ruling elites are painfully aware that the foundations of American power are rotting. The outsourcing of manufacturing in the United States and the plunging of over half the population into [...]

For The University, For The Society

By Edlira Xhafa, -

Early December 2018. It all started as a seemingly spontaneous explosion of student anger against the fees imposed on students for ‘re-sit exams’ in one faculty. It almost immediately brought [...]

Confronting The Culture Of Death

By Chris Hedges, -

The issue before us is death. Not only our individual death, which is more imminent for some of us this morning than others, but our collective death. We have begun the sixth great mass [...]

Capitalist-Style Wealth Gap: 1 Tech Guy = 1,000,000 Teachers

By Paul Buchheit, -

As of 01/20/19, the richest six American tech leaders (Bezos, Gates, Zuckerberg, Ellison, Page, Brin) averaged over $80 billion in net worth. Meanwhile, the 25 million Americans just above the [...]

The ‘Private Governments’ That Subjugate U.S. Workers

By Chris Hedges, -

Corporate dictatorships—which strip employees of fundamental constitutional rights, including free speech, and which increasingly rely on temp or contract employees who receive no benefits and [...]