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textThe new school and Farewell to capitalism by Kerstin Chavent and Rudiger Dammann
"You can never solve problems with the same way of thinking that created them." That is why copyright reform, patent and property law, and many other regulations of the material "goods economy" that have grown up in the industrial age are not suitable for meeting the challenges of the information universe....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 3:42AM
textCapitalism as the religion of indebtedness and debt by Maurizio Lazzarato and Klaus Wagener
In capitalism, the fundamental social relation is neither exchange nor production. Rather, it is debt that dominates and supersedes every other way of recognizing and valorizing the measure between people. Those who have money are creditworthy, manifesting the sign of God's grace....
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:48AM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/30/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:53PM
textHow the financial market redistributes from poor to rich by Gerhard Schick
"Some business models, such as high-frequency trading, where huge blocks of shares are shuffled back and forth every millisecond, have no added value for society, but bring profits to a few financial professionals at the expense of everyone else."...
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:58AM
textJubilee USA Statement on World Trade Organization Meeting by Olivia Engling
The World Trade Organization closed two-day meetings on pandemic response policies that included a proposal to temporarily wave COVID vaccine patents....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:37AM
textUS Charities Illegally Funding Illegal Israeli Settlements by Stop US Aid to Israel
In a July 22, 2021 letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Reps. Tlaib, Bush, Carson, McCollum, Ocasio-Cortez, Pocan and Pressley demanded that Yellen investigate the illegal activities of pro-Israel charities in funding illegal Israeli settlements. See https://ccrjustice.org/reps-tlaib-ocasio-cortez-carson-betty-mccollum-pocan-pressley-and-bush-seek-treasury-dept...
Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:21AM
textOnline events with Michael Pollan, Dennis McKenna, Ellen Brown, Cheryl Davila, etc. by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some about a dozen online events taking place over the next 4 days (and starting at 10:30 am tomorrow, July 28), featuring people such as Michael Pollan, Dennis McKenna, Ellen Brown, Giorgos Kallis, Cheryl Davila, Eduardo Martinez, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be inter...
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:23PM
textWTO Reviews Vaccine Patents and Pandemic Response Options by Olivia Engling
A proposal in front of the World Trade Organization could make it easier for countries to access COVID vaccines....
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:45PM
textIMF Extends Zero-Interest Lending to Poor Countries by Olivia Engling
IMF Can Sell Gold Reserves to Extend Aid to Developing Countries...
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:58PM
textLet Cuba Live Letter to Biden by repost
The following letter dated July 23, 2021 to Pres. Biden was published in the New York Times today and signed by the following people. See https://www.letcubalive.com/...
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:17PM
textLearning to shrink by Philipp T. Hinz
An economy that does not grow can nevertheless always change and even improve in the process. It can become more ecological, for example. Last year, for example, CO2 emissions fell by almost six percent - more than at any time since the Second World War. A shrinking economy can make its players even happier. For example, because people work less and spend more time with their families....
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:16AM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/23/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:57PM
textOnline events w) Jonathon Porritt, Gilbert Achcar, Mariana Mazzucato, Javier Cordova, etc. by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some 15 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10:30 am tomorrow, July 20), featuring people such as Sarah Jaffe, Jonathon Porritt, Gilbert Achcar, Mariana Mazzucato, Javier Cordova, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it....
Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:52PM
textHousing and Public Employment by Manfred Krenn
A public employment policy geared to societal needs could make a decisive contribution to achieving several socially desirable goals at the same time: to permanently increase the crisis security of society; and to decisively reduce unemployment; to strengthen the quality of social infrastructures in the long term....
Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:33PM
textCare instead of Profit by Elisa Gratias
A society based on solidarity begins when the capitalistically necessary separation of paid and unpaid work is broken down, in that there is no longer paid work and people satisfy their needs directly instead of mediated through money and the exchange of goods. Then care in various dimensions is at the center of living together....
Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:45AM
textLet Cuba Live Video Exposes Embargo by Failed US State by Still We Rise
The ANSWER Coalition has an excellent Webinar broadcast on Bastille Day, July 14, 2021, now on Youtube, describing the latest attempt of the failed state, the United States, to overthrow the socialist government of Cuba. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkwYhzAt8Fk...
Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:07PM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/16/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 5:21PM
textRichard Branson’s flight and the privatization of space travel by Bryan Dyne (WSWS repost)
Richard Branson’s flight has no connection to the democratization of space or the progress of humanity. It is to further enrich himself and to make outer space the playground of the very rich....
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:28AM
textUSA regime fans anti-Cuba protests by DLi
2 weeks after thoroughly embarrassed by a UN vote(184-2!) on the illegal & immoral blockade on Cuba, the Evil Empire strikes back, by promoting and hyping street protests in Cuba. Trying to salvage "face" in the international community, Washington tries to channel global opinion away from its criminal culpability in the rising domestic tensions on the Caribbean island socialist government....
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:30PM
textEnlaces Red Latina sin fronteras 13.07.2021 by Red Latina sin fronteras
ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 13.07.2021 comunicaciones e información para la liberación...
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:02PM