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 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.
On October 19, The Lancet reported that nine million premature deaths were caused by pollution-related disease in 2015—16% of deaths worldwide.
Having dominated the concentration of production in Seattle—occupying a fifth of the city’s total office space—the world’s largest internet retailer seeks another city to colonize.
Two hurricanes have crashed into the Southeast in the last two weeks, and, as always, the poorest have been hit the hardest.
In archaeology, new evidence and the resulting explanations have come to resemble the conclusions that Marxists reached long ago in explaining how dialectical materialism corresponds to the natural world.
The US is drifting further towards protectionism, and abandoning its role as the guarantor of free trade on a world scale.