We talk with world-renowned economist Richard D. Wolff about how the pandemic has accelerated changes to the terrain of work and what we need to do to build a broad working-class politics in the 21st century.
In the wake of the protests, Politico reported that some Democrats are viewing the situation as a “golden opportunity” to try to win back the former swing state, which went for Trump in both the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections.Inevitably, the protests have also served as a convenient tool for the US government and its allies in the Cuban-American exile community to reinvigorate their decades-long campaign to impose “regime change” on the beleaguered Caribbean island nation.
Hilary Rose, a sociologist, and Steven Rose, a neuroscientist, were two of the principal founders of the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science in the late 1960s in London. The British Society for Social Responsibility in Science was linked to radical science initiatives like the Radical Science Journal, the Centre for Alternative Technology, and the magazine Undercurrents, and was responsible for the magazine Science for the People.
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I watched the last two Democratic presidential debates with heavy heart. Not a single question about the engulfing catastrophe of climate change. The warming waters of Lake Michigan are no longer hospitable to perch. However, the billionaire owners of ABC and CBS are not interested if the restaurants in Milwaukee frying perch. They feel uncomfortable reminding the American people of the coming anthropogenic storm and potential hunger. They like the money they make from advertising fossil fuels and the massive industry they spawned: petrochemicals, pesticides, electricity power companies, and the car economy. Besides, Trump, the Republican Party and the executives of the largest fossil fuel corporations deny global warming. Only Senator Bernie Sanders and billionaire Tom Steyer mentioned climate change.
The left was blindsided by the action of occult ‘sufi’ reactionaries in the Russian revolution (cf. Gurdjieff) and the subsequent manufacture of occult fascism… The old Gurdjieff …