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.

2017: A Deadly Year for Denver’s Homeless

There are more than five times as many vacant homes as homeless people in the US, but the “invisible hand” of the market is completely disinterested in those at the bottom of society.

“Trade Wars are Good”—Trump Threatens Fragile World Economy

If Trump carries through on his threats to impose big tariffs on steel and aluminum, the world economy could plunge into another deep slump.

Trump’s Tax Handout to the Rich

The Republican tax plan was, in fact, made possible by the Democrats’ purely cosmetic resistance to it. This is because both parties fundamentally agree: working people must pay.

Student Loans: Usurers Come For Their Pound of Flesh

The Student loan industry’s parasitism is matched by the Democratic Party’s unwillingness to take them on.

American Infrastructure: From Rags to Ruins

Neither taxation nor privatization will keep our water clean, bridges safe, or roads intact. Taking control over these essentials means a fight against those who hold them–and us–hostage under a failing system.

Higher Education = Higher Profits

Alan Woods discusses the current turbulence and volatility in the global economic, political, and social situation.

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