Welcome to the CLASS WAR! – Why Capitalism SUCKS – Part 2

Hello and welcome to part 2 of Why Capitalism Sucks. If you missed part 1, there’s a link in the description. Otherwise, let’s get on with the show. This is Bob. Bob makes bicycles. It’s hard work putting together bicycles by hand in a dusty garage, but Bob loves the Continue Reading

Economic Update: Capitalism, Corporations and Media [CLIP]

As a critic of capitalism, most of my life I have had to be pretty much on the edge of what’s allowable to be said. It’s clear to me that over the last six years. there has been a radical change. It is now possible to question capitalism, to criticize Continue Reading

Economic Update: Capitalism, Revolution & Socialism [CLIP]

The Soviet Union never changed something fundamental in all of the big changes they made. You can put it this way: before the Revolution, the average worker in industry, and in a farm, and in the household got up, had their tea and breakfast, and went to work, and the Continue Reading

Economic Update: Capitalism’s (Uncounted) Health Costs [CLIP]

[WOLFF] All I hear when I hear politicians talk about these opioid and opitate deaths is “oh, we should have more treatment” or “oh, we should have more clinics.” In other words, not dealing with the causes, but simply with the bad result, leaving the system that produces this untouched Continue Reading

Dark Systems (The Organic Creation of Oppressive Structures) – Conquest of Dread

lurking in the blind spots of our communities just out of view for many invisible systems are aligned against us, camouflaged in the trappings of culture and veiled by corporate obfuscation. these systems subtly manipulate our lives in ways most people will never even see or understand, some will go Continue Reading

Economic Update: Marxism’s Contribution [CLIP]

What does Marxism and Marxian political economy in particular, what is it offer to a society like ours today, what, why is this something you study, you teach, your students want to learn, what’s going on with Marxism? Beginnings are very important to Marx, so where one begins, sets up Continue Reading

Las Cafeteras in Conversation & Performance on Democracy Now!

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We’re joined now in our New York studio by the Los Angeles-based Chicano band Las Cafeteras. The band has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “a uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat Continue Reading

The Left’s Socialism Push Just Went Nuclear

you know this thing about socialism I got a play just a briefest clip I’ve Stephen Colbert talking about socialism and the reason I say this is Stephen I don’t mean to just pick on him he is representative of an entire class of Hollywood elites and intellectual elites who Continue Reading

Socialism in Czechoslovakia and Parallels of Persecuted Church there and in USA

My name is Vladimir Sliva. I came to the US in 1983 and lived in socialist Czechoslovakia before that. The U.S. situation seems similar to that in Czechoslovakia when socialism started. And I see it has been deteriorating fast lately. Today is August 12, 2012. Confiscation of church property using Continue Reading

Your Democracy Sucks – the Borda Count and Liquid Democracy

Hello. I like democracy. I mean, it’s pretty cool, right? Instead of having kings tell us what to do because of who their dads were or whatever, we get to tell ourselves what to do by voting on stuff. Well, technically, most democratic nations these days are actually republics. So, Continue Reading