Posts Tagged: capitalism

Blood money: How big pharma created the opioid crisis

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The opioid epidemic could only have occurred in a society where profit is king.

Medicare for all means radical change, not just reforms

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Healthcare, along with education, jobs, and affordable housing, are essential human rights indispensable for everyone.

Trump visits Calexico

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Trump, anointed El Trompa by many of us Spanish-speakers, visited the small border town of Calexico, California April 5.

CT governor Ned Lamont hits working people with tax and toll proposal

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Lamont, at his core, is another out of touch millionaire.

Extreme cold in Midwest exposes capitalist homeless crisis

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The polar vortex exposed the irrationality and cruelty of the capitalist system and the racist gentrification that is creating a massive homeless cris...

Trump administration wages war on meatpacking industry workers

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The Trump administration has made a point to eviscerate regulations of all types.

California wildfires caused by capitalist neglect

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While devastating wildfires have become a more common occurrence in California’s recent history, 2018’s wildfire season saw the state setting new ...

Deadly Butte County fire finally contained

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Climate change, caused by a handful of multi-national corporations, drives the increase in destructiveness of California wildfires.

Part two: Low-wage Disney workers expose issues facing workers across country

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As reported here on October 14, Disneyland workers celebrated a huge triumph for labor in September when they voted for a contract that significantly ...

Amazon gives workers 13 percent more pay for 50 percent more work

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Amazon workers are now being paid less for the work they do even with the wage increase.