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textThe lure of unreason and The crisis profiteers by Jorg Bibow and Peter Frey
The essence of transhumanism is pathological. This ideology is carried by psychopaths and narcissists. Such people love only themselves, their infallibility and uniqueness. And this is reflected in their visions and goals, which they approach without any scruples. The others are only mass. Mass is despised by "the unique"....
Posted: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 3:11pm PDT
textGuidance to the system change, parts 1 and 2 by Thiemo Kirmse
World War II led to U.S. domination of the political West, which was able to make its mark on the part of the world it more or less controlled. Led and dominated by the military-industrial complex and engaged mentally in a war with the Soviet Union, the USA suppressed any efforts of autonomous state developments that contradicted its interests....
Posted: Fri, Jul 22, 2022 7:35am PDT
textStop Privatization Of Education, Port & Public Services: SLAP Educational Conf Intros Pt 1 by SLAP
The Schools and Labor Against Privatization SLAP had an educational conference on July 9, 2022 and these were the first two presentations...
Posted: Thu, Jul 14, 2022 8:56am PDT
text95 Theses Against the Rule of the Financial Markets by
The financial markets have made themselves independent of the real economy. As the selling of indulgences led to Martin Luther's 95 Theses in 1517, the dominance of speculative financial markets has led to revenue shortfalls of US cities and states. Tax havens hide between $22 trillion and $33 trillion according to the Tax Justice Network....
Posted: Wed, Jul 6, 2022 12:41pm PDT
textMyths of the Crisis and Enemy Images in the Media by Tomasz Konicz and Sabina Schiffer
The Ukrainian ambassador was quoted in the FAZ as saying: "All Russians are now our enemies". One may understand him personally, but this rhetoric is classic enemy image cultivation. After all, there are also Russians who reject Putin's war of aggression or are brave enough to protest against it. This homogenization is pre-Enlightenment and always wrong....
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 7:48am PDT
textThe work critique of millenials and A new universalism of emancipation by Norbert Trenkle
The 4-Hour League, an alliance founded in 2016 to campaign for the 4-hour day is concerned with pushing back wage labor in order to have more time for a good life, for a gender-just redistribution of care activities and putting an end to the overexploitation of nature. Thus, it aims at breaking with the capitalist logic of efficiency and performance....
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2022 8:52am PDT
textThe Wrecking of CCSF & A Frontal Union Busting Attack While AFT 2121 Tops Are Paralysed by respost
The CCSF administration and Board of Trustees are quickly liquidating and shutting down CCSF. The AFT 2121 tops are completely paralyzed and unable to fight this open union busting because of their decades of concession bargaining and corporate business union methods. They also refuse to call out the Democratic Party politicians in San Francisco who have gone along with the privatizstion and destruction of CCSF....
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2022 10:04pm PDT
textThe War On Teachers & Guns: An Oakland Teacher & Iraqi Marine Vet Speaks Out by Labor Video Project
An Oakland teacher and OEA member Gregorio Guiterrez who is also a Iraqi marine veteran speaks out about the efforts to arm and train teachers to deal with gun attacks on schools and defend against the continuing massacres. This interview was done on May 28, 2022 at Parker Elementary school where an occupation is taking place to stop the school closure and defend the school and public education....
Posted: Sun, May 29, 2022 10:03am PDT
textA Radical Peace Economy by Helmut Selinger
We live in a time of real militaristic orgies of war and rearmament, not only in Ukraine, Russia and Yemen, also in the US airbase Ramstein in Rhineland-Palatinate and elsewhere. At the same time, however, and for decades now, a much less noticed war has been taking place: namely, the war against nature on our planet....
Posted: Thu, May 26, 2022 11:22am PDT
textReduced Working Hours: The 24-hour Week by Daniel Stern
There is currently an international trend toward reducing working hours, which is also being driven by politics: In California, a bill is pending in parliament that would reduce working hours in large companies from 40 to 32 hours....
Posted: Mon, May 23, 2022 4:29am PDT
textMay Day 2022 by Economic Policy Institute
“An injury to one is the concern of all.” The events of 1886 – powerful displays of solidarity and mass strikes for an eight-hour work day followed by absolute abuses of state power in executing innocent labor organizers – continue to inspire workers around the world to come together to demand fair, just workplaces, laws, and economies....
Posted: Sun, May 1, 2022 6:53am PDT
textJob Discrimination Against Immigrants by Jocelyn McMillan
Discrimination against immigrants in the workplace. Taking a closer look at the issue and solutions to ensure undocumented workers their safety and health....
Posted: Sat, Apr 23, 2022 6:44pm PDT
textSF Taxi Workers Alliance Opposes SF MTA UBER Deal by SF Taxi Worker Alliance
The SFTWA is opposing a deal for UBER to profiteer from Taxi drivers. It is supported by the billionaires at UBER and Mayor London Breed who takes money from them. Breed and previous mayors supported deregulation and a free hand for UBER/Lyft and other operations that have seriously harmed the taxi drivers of San Francisco....
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2022 1:44pm PDT
textSign the Petition by Griffin Education Association
Please sign our petition and forward to other proletarians. We are in the midst of a struggle against our corrupt board of directors. In Solidarity,...
Posted: Thu, Feb 24, 2022 12:39pm PST
textInterview on The Black Book of Capitalism by Robert Kurz
The book is: 1) a history of the three great industrial revolutions (introduction of the manufacturing system with the steam engine at the beginning of the 19th century, Fordist “self-mobilization” with the assembly line and the rationalization of the corporate economy during the first half of the 20th century, and the microelectronic revolution....
Posted: Sat, Feb 12, 2022 10:32am PST
textWhat 2022 is about: replacing conservatives with progressive economic policies by Markus Marterbauer
A labor shortage that is slowly taking shape and the demand for progressive taxation of high wealth, which is being championed in many countries, will make it possible to change the economy and society in Austria and Europe for the better. They will help us eradicate poverty and fight the scourge of unemployment....
Posted: Sun, Jan 23, 2022 6:40am PST
textCCSF Chancellor & Bd of Trustees Choose Layoffs & Union Busting Says AFT 2121 by Repost
AFT 2121 is charging the San Francisco City College Chancellor and Board of Trustees with union busting for improperly laying off 67 SEIU staff members....
Posted: Tue, Jan 11, 2022 10:23pm PST
textNew CCSF Chancellor Says SEIU 1021 Members Hold "Respectful" Rally by repost
The new SF City College chancellor John Martin said that the SEIU1021 chapter had a "respectful" rally against the 67 layoffs. The SEIU 1021 SF City College Chapter leadership refused to have any public action before the layoffs and has kept the layoffs a secret from the public. There is no mention of the layoffs on the SEIU 1021 website and facebook page....
Posted: Tue, Jan 4, 2022 12:03pm PST
textA good future beyond the market and the state by Lorenz Glanz
In the midst of a blindly globalized society, we are atomized workers and consumers divided by competition, who are in contact with each other primarily through monetary and labor relations and only exceptionally and temporarily represent common interests. We become increasingly helpless because we are increasingly superfluous and excluded from access......
Posted: Wed, Dec 29, 2021 11:32am PST
textThe true costs of capitalist wealth by Norbert Trenkle
What drives the capitalist mode of production is the endless compulsion to increase abstract wealth, or, put more simply, the compulsion to turn money into more money... Society is richer than it knows, because it does not take all kinds of wealth factors into account in GDP....
Posted: Mon, Dec 20, 2021 5:03am PST