Solving these intertwined crises will require replacing the capitalist mode of production and society with a non-exploitative, sustainable, egalitarian organization of life.
From care homes to our high streets, private equity is corroding the foundations of society from within. It must be stopped before it’s too late.
The climate crisis is the greatest threat humanity has ever faced. At the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions, we are headed for 4°C to 7°C of warming above pre-industrial global averages within the lifetimes of young people. Temperature increases in this range would lead to a hothouse planet with devastating extreme weather events, and make most if not all of our planet
Capitalism is facing a crisis of senile decay. This rotten system should have been overthrown a century ago, but a combination of world war, and the role of reformists and Stalinists gave it a new …
Divided, led by a demented and out-of-control president who is absolutely despised and has no credibility whatsoever among wide layers of society, with out-of-control police forces across the country, the US capitalist class is rapidly sliding towards its greatest crisis since the US Civil War.
Man cannot evolve under capitalist social darwinism… February 26th, 2018 This version of the eonic model stages a far better version of both an hegelian freedom metaphysics and the demonstration of…
The title is a riff on James Carville’s disingenuous (and stupid) phrase from 1992 when he was Bill Clinton’s campaign director. Carville’s pithy quip, “It’s the economy, stupid,” became the campaign’s de facto slogan. It functioned as a clever ruse to help Clinton beat Bush by pandering to workers and creating the impression that his More
David McWilliams: I think it is fair to say that capitalism – in the course of this unprecedented crisis – has been suspended. We are not going back to where we were, to business as usual. The state has come back, and this episode will not be forgotten by the electorate. I don’t know where we are going, but one thing seems clear: we are not going back.
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