Capitalism: A Love Story

June 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Too many of us now tend to worship self-indulgence and consumption. Human identity is no longer defined by what one does, but by what one owns. This is not a message of happiness or reassurance, but it is the truth and it is a warning..."
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Workers of the World Unite and Take Over – Their Factories

June 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

While the endgame for most socialists remains the complete abolition of capitalism, it's important not to lose sight of the many other, more immediate, ways that socialism can benefit the working class. One of the best examples of this is the worker owned company...
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Four Myths About the “Freelancer Class”

June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Recent advances in technology have allowed many professionals to leave the traditional corporate hierarchy behind and become self-employed independent contractors. But does this really represent a step forward for these workers, or will this trend, in the end, only further benefit the ruling class?...
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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Once I built a railroad, now it's done
Brother, can you spare a dime?"

It's no surprise that "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" became such a hit during the Great Depression, as no other song of the day captured the mood of the nation so well...
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The Poverty of Philanthropy

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Philanthropy has come to play an essential role in selling capitalism to the general public, providing a supposed solution to the worst excesses of capitalism, which even its most ardent supporters must acknowledge...
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Resistance is Futile: Prepare for the Age of Entitlement

June 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The dawn of the industrial revolution caused an enormous disruption in the lives of working people. These changes proved so disastrous for the common people that it triggered a series of revolutions that radically altered the political landscape of western civilization...
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What is Marxism?

June 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Marx believed that it is not conflict of ideas the propels history, but rather conflict arising out of our relation to material goods that will bring history to its end. Specifically our working conditions...
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