Free markets and their discontents

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The Non-Profit Industrial Complex Stands in the Way of Direct Aid

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 16/02/2021 - 9:06pm in

How non-profit organizations are too often about the career advancement of their staff, and what marginalized communities can do about that.

‘Fire DeJoy Before He Burns Down USPS’: Postmaster General Pushes Plan for Slower Mail, Higher Prices

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 15/02/2021 - 6:59pm in

The planned demolition of the USPS continues. Can it be stopped?

Yanis Varoufakis: Trumpism after Trump – NEWSWEEK Magazine, Interviewed by Basit Mahmood

Varoufakis believes Biden Administration fecklessness and love of austerity will strengthen the Trump faction.

The Chip Shortage: Brought to You By American Neoliberalism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/02/2021 - 9:09pm in

While the chip shortage will sort itself out in the next six months, the US can't remedy its dependence on foreigners for critical supplies.

Why Amazon Is Fighting So Hard to Stop Warehouse Workers From Unionizing

Amazon has much to answer for, like wage theft and brutal workplace condidtion, and is throwing its muscle behind not being held to account.

Why U.S. Labor Laws Need a Major Update—The PRO Act Is a Great Start

Biden is proposing some significant changes to labor law. Does the legislation live up to its billing?

Corporate Concentration in the US Food System Makes Food More Expensive and Less Accessible for Many Americans

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 10/02/2021 - 1:55am in

How Big Food increases prices in categories like bread, beer, processed chicken, and packaged salad, and what to do about it.

Intellectual Property Cause of Covid Death, Genocide

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/02/2021 - 7:59pm in

Refusal to temporarily suspend several WTO intellectual property provisions to accelerate broad progress against the pandemic is genocide.

Goldman Is Evil But McKinsey Is Worse

Why the McKinsey veneer is looking tattier and tattier with every passing day, and why that's not likely to change.

Michael Hudson – Changes in Super Imperialism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 06/02/2021 - 10:10pm in

Michael Hudson recaps his classic Super Imperalism and extends it to the 21st century struggle for dominance among the US, China, and Russia.