In 1845, Friedrich Engels wrote a scathing condemnation of English capitalism, The Condition of the Working Class in England. In it, he accused the bosses of carrying out “social murder” against workers and the poor.
Today’s selection — from Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism by Bartow J. Elmore
Republican Party leaders didn’t have a Platform in 2020. Their Senate leader, Senator Mitch McConnell (Rep. KY), presently tells reporters inquiring about
Mike Yates is a long-time Marxist and socialist writer and analyst, one of the editors of Monthly Review. Over the years he has written extensively about capitalism, with particular emphasis on the working class, its life, potential, and role in transforming society.