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textKarl Polanyi on Unfettered Capitalism by Rainer Hank and Wolfgang Merkel
Karl Polanyi condemned profit greed and deregulated markets. Todfay's capitlaism critics are his heirs and don't know it. An unfettered capitalism is responsible for the world economy coming out of joint. "Finance capital was put in the driver's seat."...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:20AM
text33 brave senior(kupuna) protectors on Hawaii's Mauna Kea detained by police by DLi
On Wednesday morning, State police removed 33 senior(kupuna) protectors from a human chain that had blocked--for 3 days--access to the Mauna Kea Road, by construction equipment that are slated to begin the Thirty Meter Telescope(TMT). The protectors are part of the hundreds-strong peaceful activists that had been up at the Mauna(mountain) since last Sunday, July 14....
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:39AM
imageNew Trade Bloc Will Spur Pan African Industries
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by Kennedy Maina
Preparations for 2019 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week hosted in the Capitol City of Sacramento, California is poised to expand connections to the 5th largest economy in the world to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)...
Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:09PM
imageThe fascists in the White House
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by Patrick Martin (WSWS repost)
In this commentary from the World Socialist Web Site, Patrick Martin describes how politicians and pundits who oppose the unity of the working class in struggle against capitalism play right into the hands of Trump and his unprecedented effort to build a fascist movement in America....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:30PM
textAmidst Puerto Rico Financial Crisis, Island Religious Leaders Call for Global Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Last week, Archbishop Roberto González—the leader of the Archdiocese of San Juan, the Secretary General of the Puerto Rico Bible Society—Reverend Heriberto Martínez and the island's Catholic Charities head, Reverend Enrique Camacho released a statement urging solidarity with countries wrestling with debt crisis and economic challenges....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:20PM
textFurther Hong Kong Protests Planned Against Extradition Law by Peter Symonds (WSWS Repost)
Hong Kong’s top official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, faces a deadline of today to abandon a planned extradition law that has sparked huge protests on the past two Sundays. The widespread opposition reflects deep fears that the bill, which will allow extradition proceedings to mainland China, will enable Beijing to seize political dissidents....
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:54AM
imageDr. King and Mr. Garrow
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by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Patrick Martin at the World Socialist Web Site responds to an incendiary smear campaign against the political legacy of the American civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr....
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2019 11:40AM
textDon't Privatize the VA by Veteran
Join Veterans to Take Action on June 6th to Save Our VA!  On June 5th and 6th, veterans around the country are going to take action to rally in support of the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) and speak out against privatization and the roll out of this dangerous new policy. ...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 2:12PM
imageCapitalism, Fukushima, Creative Reconstruction & The History Of Olympics
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by Labor Video Project
Professor George Wright discusses the history of the Olympics and how privatization and control by the corporations of the world have led to in allowing the Olympics going to Japan and the contaminated Fukushima. The three broken nuclear reactors still have melted nuclear rods which must be cooled with water. He discusses the systemic corruption of the Olympic Committee and how it is now ignored the safety of the athletes and the public....
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 6:30PM
textCongress, White House Move Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories by Kate Zeller
On Thursday, the Senate passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief plan to aid Americans recovering from natural disasters in US Territories like Puerto Rico and States including Iowa. The House of Representatives and the White House are expected to approve the Senate plan....
Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 2:53PM
textWe the Scattered in the Insult Society by Hans-Peter Martin
Hans-Peter Martin is the author of "Game Over. Prosperity for a Few, Democracy for No One, and Nationalism for Everyone" (2018). Now it is Game Over for the West, for our civilization model. Capitalism functions even without democracy and without observing liberal human rights....
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 7:48AM
textCalmly Fighting for a Nonviolent Future by Jose Cervantes, Michaela Goldstein, Olivia Iv
In reviewing nonviolent movements across history, our group realized that practicing non violence can manifest in a many diverse ways. Through our research we came to understand that “nonviolence” is essentially a way of life, as opposed to existing only in single instances or short-lived movements. We will briefly introduce some of the non violent practices currently occurring in Sonoma County, illuminate what motivates these individuals to follow a nonviolent way of life, as well as explore...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2019 3:44PM
textWhy So Many Journalists Are Clueless About the Bernie 2020 Campaign by Norman Solomon
Scribes for corporate capitalism find grassroots activism inscrutable...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 11:57AM
imageAngry May Day In Paris
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by Leon Kunstenaar, Photos: Leon Kunstenaar
Unions and “Yellow Vests” Abandon Restraint In Massive Protest...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 5:26AM
imageYellow Vests Unimpressed By Macron
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by Leon Kunstenaar, Photos: Leon Kunstenaar
Macron Verbiage Seen As Empty...
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:48AM
textSecond Deadly Cyclone Hits Mozambique by Kate Zeller
Category-4 Cyclone Kenneth hit Mozambique Thursday night, the second severe storm to hit the country in six weeks....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:00PM
imageNotre Dame Rebuild Contributions Highlight Economic Gaps In France
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by Leon Kunstenaar, Photos: Leon Kunstenaar
Not So Much “Égalité” After All...
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:45AM
textLetter to the Class Struggles in the Faculty Lounge Publication "Commune" on Antifa by Mark Grady
A letter about the big problems of the Antifa phenom in the contemporary U.S. to the publication "Commune." In the same way that the sci-fi movie 'Planet of the Apes' generated a terrible sequel called 'Beneath the Planet of the Apes,' "Commune" is being called by some wags "Beneath the Planet of the Jacobin Magazine."...
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:45PM
textSenate Votes on Puerto Rico Disaster Aid and Emergency Food Assistance by Kate Zeller
The Senate agreed to vote next week on disaster relief legislation that includes $600 million in emergency food assistance for Puerto Rico. In recent days, a turbulent exchange between President Trump and Congressional leadership exploded over whether or not Puerto Rico disaster aid monies should be included in Senate legislation....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:29AM
imageOrganic radicals: new site launched
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by Orgrad
A new website has been launched which challenges "to the core" the thinking of the industrial capitalist system. It presents the ideological alternative of an "organic radicalism" which it sources from a wide range of thinkers, past and present....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:54AM