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 [...]

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 [...]

Why We Need International Union Solidarity Now More Than Ever

The voiceless and marginalized have found their collective strength and successfully resisted an assault by a corporate giant. The union dusts itself off and goes back to organizing. It’s just [...]

A Worldwide Workers’ Revolt Against Amazon Has Begun

By Luis Feliz Leon, In These Times. -

The union drive at Amazon’s 885,000-square-foot warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, failed. But the historic campaign nabbed global headlines and added fuel to ongoing workers’ revolts across [...]

The End Of Development

By Tim Barker, Dissent Magazine. -

When I was in high school, my economics class read The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs. The book is a passionate appeal to help those living in the worst poverty in the world. Sachs writes that [...]

It’s Time For Trade Policies That Benefit Us All

By Hillary Haden, The Stand. -

Everyone we know is “for” trade. We can’t remember ever meeting anyone who is “against” trade. This simplistic view of globalization — that everyone is either for or against trade — brought grief [...]

On Contact: COVID-19 And Critic Of Globalization

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to John Ralston Saul, author and president emeritus of Pen International, about how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of American society, [...]

Please Tell The Establishment That US Hegemony Is Over

By Daniel Larison, The American Conservative. -

More than 10 years ago, the columnist Charles Krauthammer asserted that American “decline is a choice,” and argued tendentiously that Barack Obama had chosen it. Yet looking back over the last [...]

The Pandemic And The Global Economy

By Jayati Ghosh, Dissent Magazine. -

There are still many uncertainties about the COVID-19 pandemic: about the extent of its spread, its severity in different countries, the length of the outbreak, and whether an initial decline [...]

COVID-19 And Circuits Of Capital

By Rob Wallace, Alex Liebman, Luis Fernando Chaves and Rodrick Wallace, Monthly Review. -

COVID-19, the illness caused by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the second severe acute respiratory syndrome virus since 2002, is now officially a pandemic. As of late March, whole cities are sheltered [...]

COVID-19: Are We At War? Will It Change The World?

By Rich Rubinstein, Popular Resistance. -

Like a wartime enemy, the virus is portrayed as a maleficent external threat, an alien force that endangers one’s homeland and personal security.  Associating the biological threat with a [...]

Globalization And Our Precarious Medical Supply Chains

By F. William Engdahl, Journal-neo.org -

The grave risks and dangers in the process of worldwide out-sourcing and so-called globalization of the past 30 years or so are becoming starkly clear as the ongoing health emergency across China [...]

How Working-Class Movements Are Moving Beyond The Confines Of Capitalism

By Celina della Croce, Toward Freedom. -

Between the fall of 1999 and April of 2000, hundreds of thousands of factory workers, peasants, retirees, students, professionals, and everyday people took to the streets in Cochabamba, Bolivia, [...]

2019: New Year, New Crisis

By Alan Woods, Marxist.com. -

As we step into a new year, the world is facing a decisive turning point. The crisis of capitalism is reaching a new level – one that threatens to overthrow the entire existing world order that [...]

US Orders World Trade Organization To Shape Up Or Else

By Arkady Savitsky, Strategic Culture. -

The US mulls leaving the World Trade Organization. "If they don't shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO," said President Donald Trump in an interview with Bloomberg News on Aug.30. The [...]