John Feffer: The Black Death Killed Feudalism. What Does COVID-19 Mean for Capitalism?
How will the coronavirus transform the relationship between state and market? A look at oil, food, and finance.
Simon Springer: The Toilet Paper Wars and What They Mean
We are witnessing, in real-time and with stunning consequence, the stone-cold fact that markets are an ineffective mediator of resources, prone to the worst vagaries of herd mentality.
Video: Amazon Empire — The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos
As politicians and regulators around the world start to consider the global impact of Amazon — and how to rein in Bezos’ power — FRONTLINE investigates how he executed a plan to build one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world.
Marc Jampole: What exactly are “capitalism” and “socialism”?
Most people — including most reporters and columnists—have no idea what socialism is and only a fuzzy notion of what capitalism is.
George Monbiot: Capitalism is destroying the Earth. We need a new human right for future generations
The young people taking to the streets for the climate strike are right: their future is being stolen. The economy is an environmental pyramid scheme, dumping its liabilities on the young and the unborn. Its current growth depends on intergenerational theft.
Emily Kawano: Seven Ways to Build the Solidarity Economy
We can transform capitalism by encouraging the ‘better angels of our nature.’ (Photo: Flickr/Cogdogblog. CC BY 2.0.) . The solidarity economy is a global movement to build a post-capitalist world … Continue reading →
Chris Hedges: Karl Marx was right
Opening remarks at the Left Forum held in New York City, May 30, 2015. Karl Marx exposed the peculiar dynamics of capitalism, or what he called “the bourgeois mode of … Continue reading →