Posts Tagged: crimes of capitalism

San Francisco’s largest redevelopment project a toxic mix of environmental racism, gentrification

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A U.S. Navy-sponsored review of the radioactive clean-up at the former shipyard in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunter's Point revealed massive fraud by fe...

Seattle cops “sweep” homeless, city official admits capitalism is root cause

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Eyewitness report from Liberation News as Seattle "sweeps" yet another homeless encampment.

Louisiana bank failure: Sign of looming capitalist crisis

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The usual role of banks and the developers who get loans from them is for them to make profit-

Wells Fargo managers told us: ‘No one goes home until we meet the goal’

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At its worst and perhaps most invasive and unethical, some managers would tell their team to “start calling family members and friends to open accou...

A vote for Clinton is a vote for the banks: Bailout architect Paulson endorses Clinton

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Paulson made hundreds of millions off of the toxic home loans that destroyed the livelihoods and homes of millions of people in the United States.

The ruthless reality of the “fixer upper” market

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The choice between living in a rotten building, or dwelling in none whatsoever: such is the “freedom” capitalism offers consumers.

We Need Socialism and Liberation

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During the first Democratic Party presidential debate, “socialism” was the most searched word on the Merriam-Webster online dictionary.

Stop hep C med profiteering!

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I’ve been writing about Sovaldi, which is a new drug for hepatitis C. Sovaldi, made by Gilead, is indeed a game changer for the millions of people a...

Oso, Wash., mudslide not simply a natural disaster

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While landslides are natural events, this tragedy was not simply caused by nature; the drive for profit motivated a series of decisions that allowed t...

Two familiar faces at the State of the Union told us everything

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An Iraq war veteran reflects on the 2014 State of the Union address