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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