Category: Class

Paul Buchheit: How Capitalism Is Cheating Young Americans

To the out-of-touch super-rich capitalists, those of you in the newest working generation thrive on social networking, good reputations, and picture-taking

Hilary Wainwright: Workers as Agents of Economic Change

What if workers began thinking of themselves not as helpless casualties of forces beyond their control but as the source of the creativity needed to find solutions

Paul Street: Gross Inequality All Too “Normal” Under Capitalism

You don’t have to be a Marxist or other kind of anti-capitalist to understand that capitalism is all about socioeconomic disparity

Badri Raina: The Burden of Inequity

It is a marvel of nature that worthwhile people may be found in the most unlikely places

Steven Rosenfeld: Ugly Right-Wing Underbelly at Silicon Valley Conference

Tech attendees probably have no idea of many speakers’ repugnant pasts

Roberto Savio: Ever Wondered Why the World is a Mess?

Ten explanations of how the current mess in which the world finds itself came about

Jeff Cohen: Hillary’s Candid Motto for Democratic Party: “Represent Banks”

In 1992, a 44-year-old attorney made the following remarkable assertion: “For goodness’ sake, you can’t be a lawyer if you don’t represent banks”

David Graeber: Savage Capitalism is Back

Capitalists spread prosperity only when threatened by global rivalry, radical movements and the risk of uprisings at home

Paul Mason: The best of capitalism is over for rich countries

And for the poor ones it will be over by 2060

Anne Manne: The Age of Entitlement

As people get richer, they are more likely to feel entitled, to exploit others, and to cheat. That extends to politics too

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