Capitalism Must Die! A Series in Parts: Part 12

After a short hiatus, the “Capitalism Must Die!” series is back. Other capitalists are running this same cycle at the same time. All their commodities flow into the marketplace. Competition is the major economic driving force of capitalism. […]

Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, But Don’t Stop There

By Stephanie McMillan Our worst nightmares reverberate with the prediction of respected scientist James Hansen: if we don’t stop TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, then it’s “game over” for stabilizing the climate. With final US governmental approval (or not) to complete the pipeline looming, struggle over it is intensifying. In late January, representatives from more than 25 First Nations [...]

U.S. and Military Keynesianism in the Middle East

By Kaveh U.S. political involvement, covert and overt, dates back to 1953 (Kinzer, 2005). In addition to coups, plots of assassination, and secret operations, comes American contribution to the export and sales of arms to local governments, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, etc… and direct military involvement with the establishment of bases, invasion and [...]

Exploitation in Fashion

By Designer X Grab a shirt from your closet. Look at the tag inside the collar, and you’ll see where it was produced, listed right next to the size and material composition. Chances are that it was sewn in some other country that you’ve never been to, by someone who lives on the edge of [...]