Articles Tagged ‘Capitalism’

  • Canadian Mining Abuses in Africa


    Is Justin Trudeau prepared to defy Canada’s powerful mining industry and adopt legislation to constrain their abuses abroad or will he continue to place the full power of Canadian foreign-policy behind this controversial industry?

  • The Bloco Tightrope

    Economic Crisis

    As the Greek experience has shown, a radical anti-austerity program demands confrontation. Compromise will lead only to capitulation. Ending austerity will require tackling debt and the eurozone’s fiscal straightjacket head on.

  • State Terror or Capitalist Terror, Military Coup or Capitalist Coup

    Economic Crisis

    The capitalist coup and terror state has a strategic international character. It is also an integral part of imperialist conquest and anti-imperialist struggles. The class struggle and the anti-imperialist struggles are two sides of the same process.

  • Beyond Parliamentarism: Historical Bases and Prospects for Corbynism


    If the Corbynite forces cannot break such parliamentary dogmatism, it will be unable to seriously threaten the capitalist class interest, and to break the tyranny of TINA, in the world in which even social democracy has been banished for the most part.

  • Global Corporate Cash Piles Exceed $15 Trillion

    Economic Crisis

    Workers’ wages, benefits, and incomes have been falling in the AEs since 2009 in a so-called ‘recovery’ that still hasn’t reached AE workers and is now ending as well. Wage income decline is about to accelerate. But to hear the AE corporate elites whine and complain you would think they are doing poorly as well. But the facts tell otherwise.

  • Robbing the poor to give to the rich

    Canadian Politics

    The Conservatives have disfigured the Canadian tax system, plundering it to enrich their political supporters and stripping it down so that it can’t be used to create the kind of socially advanced society that Canadians aspire to. Undoing the damage won’t be easy. It will start with recognizing that the tax system is instrumental in any coherent plan to build the social programs and public infrastructure that are central to a truly democratic and inclusive society.

  • In conversation with Chris Hedges

    Social Movements

    We are living in revolutionary times that are ripe for rebellion. So says Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Chris Hedges in his newest book “Wages of Rebellion” in which he explains that a major uprising will soon inevitably erupt in the United States.

  • The Leap Manifesto

    Canadian Politics

    We call on all those seeking political office to seize this opportunity and embrace the urgent need for transformation. This is our sacred duty to those this country harmed in the past, to those suffering needlessly in the present, and to all who have a right to a bright and safe future.

  • China: Reformers and Compradors


    China’s reformers have started their new version of “The Long March” through many layers of corrupt, flawed and failing institutions. Bigger and more consequential changes await the awakening of the working class.

  • Work Overload: Time for a Union Strategy


    Talk to workers in any sector, in any workplace and sooner or later they’ll get to their frustrations with their ever-increasing workloads: ‘I’m struggling’, they’ll lament to fellow workers or anyone ready to listen, ‘to just do the job, never mind do it well’.

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