Like all other problems under capitalism, “soul-destroying traffic” can’t be solved by another round of capitalist development.
If the working class doesn’t take control over the management of energy and the environment, it may soon be a case of “socialism or extinction.”
Only the working class can build a globally connected network of production, distribution, and exchange, based on solidarity and human need.
Though his fan base sees him as a superstar entrepreneur, Musk’s pessimistic worldview reflects capitalism’s historical impasse.
The profit motive is ultimately responsible for the addictive nature of internet technologies.
Facebook’s selling of personal data for political campaigns raised an outcry in the media. But these dirty tricks and murky advertising are nothing new.
The only effective and lasting way to address the rise in depression and anxiety is to end the economic order that puts billions in a tumultuous, insecure position.
The only way to ensure that people are not alienated from the world around them is to give them genuine control over their lives.
The problem of tech capital’s increasing dominance over our lives can only be solved through the overthrow of the capitalist system by the organized working class.
Pfizer’s decision to abandon research on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s reflects the high-risk, low-reward nature of work on such diseases from a capitalist perspective.
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.
As with all production under capitalism, scientific production is not democratically controlled by the working class. We argue that the workers can and should be the drivers of scientific advancement.