Category Archives: Inequality

Inmates in the St. Claire correctional facility in Alabama to go on strike.

Alabama inmates in the St. Claire correctional facility are striking their free labor (examples: Chemical and Licensing, laundry, and furniture production) due to the prison system resembling something closer to “running a slave empire” in the prisoners words. This disgusting shift within … Continue reading

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The Horizon of the Far Right – A Neoliberal America Fans the Flames of White Supremacy

The political spectrum of the United States compared to states with similar origins ,predominately settler-colonial states such as Israel, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, has always been remarkably limited when representing various political tendencies in governmental office. Aside from not having … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

A couple of upcoming events in the area: Party, Organization, and Revolution: A Branch Meeting of NYU ISO Wednesday, April 2, 7th floor lobby, Kimmel Center of University Life 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY. 100012 Capitalism is a system whose … Continue reading

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Marx blogged to death

Originally posted on Michael Roberts Blog:
The New York Times has launched a debate about whether Karl Marx was right after all about capitalism (http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/03/30/was-marx-right). As the NYT put it in its introduction to the contributions of some well-known economic…

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Collective Action in Ludlow

Sounds of heavy breathing, crunching leaves, and nervous murmurs filled the silence in between the rounds of gunshots echoing amongst the trees from the Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. guards, hired militiamen, and Colorado National Guard. The air was thick … Continue reading

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Towards the Precipice: Robert Brenner on the crisis in the US economy Robert Brenner calls the housing crisis before it occurs. To restore order, the Federal Reserve brought down interest rates in record-breaking fashion, but there was no response from … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Inequality: Stats and Facts

Inequality in the United States is a pretty divisive and tricky topic to maneuver within a country that class politics has mainly been absent in. However, with what appears to be more mainstream coverage of U.S. inequality, as well as … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Inequality by Dylan Monohan IT GOES without saying that capitalism causes economic inequality. This is actually a point of pride for defenders of the system–they believe that the free market thrives because the deserving few are rewarded. The … Continue reading

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Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy by Niaomi Wolf Both U.S. government and U.S. business colluded to crack down on Occupy to points where open ended sabotage and assassination where considered. We genuinely need to build movements … Continue reading

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