Is this a socialist moment? I hear this question when I travel. So here is the answer I usually give when asked at public meetings.
Brian Moynihan, the new Bank of America CEO, recently gave a speech at the Eighth Annual Economic Forecast Forum in Raleigh, N.C.
Harsh talk about Obama from the left can easily become a substitute for examining our inadequacies. Wouldn't we be well served to look into the mirror?
The mainstream media, via The Washington Post, has apparently seen fit to join the rabid right's revival of the old anti-Communist crusade.
"Goodbye Africa, goodbye South Asia; goodbye glaciers and sea ice, coral reefs and rainforest; it was nice knowing you." Such was George Monbiot's dismay as the recent Copenhagen Climate Conference ended.
What if I told you that by supporting the 1935 Social Security Act you would be selling out the working class and capitulating to right-wing special interests?
This week, we are informed, the world is celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
Michael Moore's film on capitalism shows how very limited democracy is under capitalism.
In a true democracy the finance industry would be the servant of the Main Street economy, not its master.
Communist economist Paul Boccara has just published a book about the transformations and the crisis of global capitalism, in which he deals with the financial crisis, among other topics. Paul Boccara puts forward proposals to initiate emancipation from this 'gone mad' system.