Donald J Trump
Trump Blinks Again as the World Economy Stutters

Stock markets have experienced a roller-coaster ride over the past two months, as Trump’s erratic trade policy has brought the world economy to the brink of recession.

Lockheed Martin F-22A air-to-air missile
All Wars Are Hedge Fund Managers’ Wars

The triad of defense officials, defense contractors, and fund managers forms the altar upon which soldiers and civilians alike are sacrificed around the world.

Capitalism is crisis Occupy London
Capitalism: Not Too Big to Fail

The stage is set for another convulsive economic disruption. The coming crisis will bring to the surface all the accumulated frustrations of the so-called boom years.

Baby Boomers Woodstock
Did Baby Boomers "Ruin the Economy?"

The idea that the personality traits and lifestyle choices of a given generation could “ruin” the economy stems from an idealist view of history and society.

Jeff Bezos Amazon
What Is to Be Done About Amazon?

Amazon has amassed a level of wealth and consolidation that is at times difficult to comprehend, exposing the absurd contradictions of capitalism.

Trump's Collision Course with Big Agribusiness

Trump’s trade war poses a disproportionate threat for the farming sector, bringing the president into conflict with agribusiness and broad swathes of his base.

Turkish Currency Crisis Lira
Argentina, Turkey, and the Debt Bomb Under the World Economy

On paper, the world economy seems to be doing great. Yet, 10 years after the the global financial crisis, a crisis of new proportions is looming on the horizon.

Empty Newsroom Media
Media Layoffs: News in the Age of Imperialism

Between January 2017 and April 2018, more than a third of the largest newspapers in the United States laid off workers.

Poverty and inequality
Is Now the Best Time to Be Alive?

From the standpoint of revolutionary socialism, we have every reason to be optimistic. Unlike the capitalist class, we have history on our side.

Trump meets Xi Jinping
China: A Trade War the Bourgeois Can Get Behind

Trump is preparing a full-scale trade war with China, with potentially devastating consequences for the world economy.

Food Stamps Poverty
The Bipartisan Assault on the Poor

Trump’s proposed 2019 budget includes drastic cuts to public assistance programs. This will only increase the misery already faced by millions of Americans who struggle with hunger.

Alibaba and Amazon: The Creative Potential of the Bourgeois is Spent

Only the working class can build a globally connected network of production, distribution, and exchange, based on solidarity and human need.

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