Editors' Blog

Capitalism among the Vultures

I confess that I don't watch Republican debates too much.

The growing tension between capitalism and democracy

Do capitalism and democracy conflict? Does each weaken the other?

Capitalism vs. the Climate

reprinted from the Nation

Back to the Future Capitalism

The budget deal that is being processed today has to be seen for what it is—a defeat for the working class of the U.S. and a victory for both monopoly capitalism and the forces of reaction.

How Many Times Can History Repeat Itself as Farce?

I used to write some PA blog  articles on the general theme of "capitalism gone mad.  Today there was a news event which  raised my satirical sensibility.  Donald Trump for President? 

Taxing the Rich Makes Economic Sense

Even as President Obama addressed the nation today with a deficit-cutting plan, which included the call for cuts in defense spending and higher taxes on the rich, some wealthy Americans have joined a campaign to "tax wealth like work."

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism is a nice little book from University of Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang, incidentally a supporter of capitalism, and is worth a careful read.

Spontaneous mass fightback explodes

The contradictions inherent in the movement of capitalist society impress themselves upon the practical bourgeois most strikingly in the changes of the periodic cycle, through which modern industry runs, and whose crowning point is the universal crisis.

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