Category Archives: Labor

On Capitalism and the Machine

By Megan Sherman Source: Global Research In 1935, reflecting on the creed of productivity which prevailed in modern technological societies, Bertrand Russell, philosopher, pacifist and devout humanist wrote that: “I think that there is far too much work done in the world, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Sorry We Missed You

“Sorry We Missed You”: Ken Loach Exposes the Holes in the Gig Economy By Chuck Collins Source: CounterPunch Director Ken Loach has done it again.  “Sorry We Missed You” is a family drama infused with a searing look at life … Continue reading

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‘$2.5 TRILLION THEFT’ – STUDY SHOWS RICHEST 1% OF AMERICANS HAVE TAKEN $50 TRILLION FROM BOTTOM 90% IN RECENT DECADES

  The median U.S. worker salary would be around twice as high today if wages kept pace with economic output since World War II, new research revealed. By Brett Wilkins Source: Common Dreams New research published Monday found that the top … Continue reading

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Sacrifice for Thee But None For Me

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The banquet of consequences for the Fed, the elites and their armies of parasitic flunkies and factotums is being laid out, and there won’t be much choice in the seating. Words can … Continue reading

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The Pandemic Is Accelerating Trends That Are Disrupting the Foundations of the Economy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The problem is the economy that’s left has no means of creating tens of millions of jobs to replace those lost as the 1959 economic model collapses. Fundamentally, the economy of 2019 … Continue reading

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A Debt Jubilee Is the Only Way to Avoid a Depression

By Michael Hudson Source: The Unz Review Even before the coronavirus appeared, many American families were falling behind on student loans, auto loans, credit card balances and other payments. America’s debt overhead was pricing its labor and industry out of … Continue reading

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America’s Despair

By Vladimir Odintsov Source: New Eastern Outlook More and more people in the United States are feeling let down by American capitalism, and the population is being plunged into depression. This was the alarming conclusion reached by two researchers from … Continue reading

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Data governance and the new frontiers of resistance

The 21st century corporation is using algorithmic-based intelligence to accumulate data on a massive scale. Social movements need to grasp this change quickly. By Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami Source: ROAR Four centuries after the East India Company set the … Continue reading

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