Wednesday, 27 January , 2021

US society

The biggest problem with capitalism? Not enough capitalists

By Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini * November 21, 2020 The recent election gave voice to millions of Americans frustrated with their economic circumstances—a concern that predates...

Where Covid-19 Has Already Killed More Than One Person Per Thousand

By Eric Zuesse originally posted at Strategic Culture Nov. 16,2020 As-of November 15th, more than one person per thousand had already died from the Covid-19 virus (coronavirus-19)...

The Roots of American Misery

By James K. Galbraith Sep 18, 2020 Among recent inquiries into the sources of American discontent, one finds many simplistic diagnoses based on dubious cliches, but...

Healthcare Ratings of the World’s Countries

By Eric Zuesse The latest (October 17th) issue, of the leading medical journal, The Lancet, provides the most detailed analyses and ratings ever, of the...

The Racial Wealth Gap Is About the Upper Classes

Here’s an idea: we should redistribute wealth from the largely white 1 percent to the poor and working class of all races — tackling...

Kenosha Unsurprising

by Paul Street August 28, 2020 Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair There is little to be surprised about by recent events in Kenosha, Wisconsin given: + The deepening...

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s Troop Surge to Democratic Cities & Whether...

July 24, 2020 “President Trump is desperate,” says world-renowned dissident Professor Noam Chomsky in an extended interview that begins with President Trump’s vow to send...

États-Unis: une adolescente noire incarcérée pour ne pas avoir rendu ses...

par Nina Pareja 18 juillet 2020 Photo:  Clay Banks via Unsplash Connue sous le nom d'emprunt de Grace, une adolescente de 15 ans aurait enfreint les conditions...

Whitewashing Capitalism

How ECON 100 obscures the relationships among capitalism, racism and racial inequality by Tim Koechlin June 16, 2020 Racial inequality is a glaring, enduring and essential fact...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson: ‘Every City Has Its George Floyd’

“The outrage at the murder of George Floyd breaks open doors that have been locked for decades,” the reverend told The Nation in an...