El Che, Symbol of the Humanist and Socialist Struggle
Afghanistan is evidence of the never-ending policy of full spectrum dominance sought by the U.S. empire
The most reliable guide to understanding neoliberalism is Jack Rasmus’s book, Central Bankers on the Ropes, which examines the fundamental role of central banks in our current savage global economy.
The vicious assault on counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia by a volatile amalgam of Neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan, Alt-Right and other white nationalist forces was one of the most horrific acts of domestic terrorism in American history
Trump’s administration is contributing to social calm and order by setting out to give local police more military weapons, from armored troop carriers to grenade launchers.
Studies have shown that doctors who have received payments from pharmaceutical companies are more likely to prescribe those companies’ medications. But pharmaceutical companies go far beyond wining and dining doctors, or paying them speaking fees. They organize “patient advocacy” groups that pretend to be grassroots organizations
PepsiCo is the world’s second-largest snacks producer. It makes Frito-Lay, Quaker Oats, Gatorade and Tropicana products in more than 200 countries, and holds at 84 on Forbes’s World’s Largest Public Companies, right behind Amazon. In 2016, it had a market value of $159.4 billion and employed an estimated 264,000 workers. It should come as no surprise that when PepsiCo shut down on June 20, the workers held an assembly and voted to resist.
Leaders of the United States know that they bear significant responsibility for the violence in Mexico
The alt-right is self-named. The alt-right also invented the term “alt-left” as a term with no specific meaning other than to label whoever the alt-right considers an enemy
The fact is that the U.S. Government has borrowed some $3 Trillion from the Social Security Trust Fund, money now owed by Uncle Sam to millions of working Americans. Social Security is only broke if Uncle Sam defaults on its debts to us. The debt to Social Security is less than 20 percent of the total U.S. Government’s debt.