Capitalism

The Great Resignation has employers sweating. It’s time to…

This is a once-in-a-generation ‘take this job and shove it’ moment – which gives workers an upper hand. Let’s demand better hours, pay and work-life balance. Despite quizzical think pieces on the motivations behind the Great Resignation, anyone who pays rent or a mortgage knows why this “labor shortage” is under way. After years of inflation

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Capitalism is killing the planet

It’s time to stop buying into our own destruction. Instead of focusing on ‘micro consumerist bollocks’ like ditching our plastic coffee cups, we must challenge the pursuit of wealth and level down, not up. There is a myth about human beings that withstands all evidence. It’s that we always put our survival first. This is

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Build Back Better (with child labour)

There is something very, very wrong with a system that would rather recruit more kids instead of paying better wages and providing more benefits to adults. Back in the good old days American children didn’t sit around playing video games, making TikToks, and bingeing Netflix. They worked long hours in factories and sweatshops; they knew

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The Economy Is Suffering From Too Little Government Intervention,…

From Tucker Carlson to Larry Summers, free market devotees are blaming inflation on Joe Biden’s “big government” economic policies. In reality, the administration has done far too little to insulate Americans from the economic effects of the pandemic. The inauguration decorations had barely been cleared from the West Lawn when the neoliberal industrial complex started

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Facebook Is Now Meta. And It Wants to Monetize…

Mark Zuckerberg’s turn toward the “metaverse” claims to put an extra digital layer on top of the real world. But Facebook’s new Meta brand isn’t augmenting your reality — it just wants to suck more money out of it. On Thursday, Facebook changed its name to Meta, as part of a broader shift toward the