In his book The Origins of the Family, Private Property and the State, Friedrich Engels linked the “world-historical defeat of the female sex” to the rise of class exploitation. Engels helped lay the foundations for a Marxist understanding of women’s oppression.
Source: The Feminist Vision of Friedrich Engels
Sold under the pretence of a quest for optimising well-being and ‘happiness’, capitalism thrives on the exploitation of peoples and the environment. What really matters is the strive to maintain viable profit margins. The prevailing economic system demands ever-increasing levels of extraction, production and consumption and needs a certain level of annual GDP growth for More
Source: From Neoliberalism’s Old Normal to the 21st Century New Normal – CounterPunch.org
Chris Hedges argues that the suffering of the global working class is one of the most important human rights issues of our era.
Source: Chris Hedges: “Dying for an iPhone”
Mother Earth is giving us a time out, sending us all to our rooms to reflect on how we address the triple evils about which Dr. King warned us… The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Source: Time to Act on Dr. King’s Call to Tackle Evils of Racism, Economic Exploitation, and War | Common Dreams Views
Notebook #2: The Rate of ExploitationThe Case of the iPhonePosted Sep 26, 2019 by The Tricontinental
Source: The Rate of Exploitation–The Case of the iPhone | Portside
America’s obsession with beef was born of conquest and exploitation.
Source: The Price of Meat | The New Republic