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The Campus Crisis of Mental Health

Without a materialist, class perspective of the factors that give rise to mental illness in students, the roots of the problem cannot be addressed.

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Is Social Media to Blame for Polarization?

Desperately seeking an explanation, an aspect of social life that has only recently emerged is chosen to serve as the scapegoat for the problems of capitalism.

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Will the Real Millennials Please Stand Up?

From big cities to rural towns, the impact Millennials will have on the future course of the class struggle should not be understated.

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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.

Lifestyle Minimalism and the Crisis of Capitalism

The growing search for ways to individually “opt out” of capitalist society is an indication of the historic impasse of this system.

Student Walkouts Reveal Demands for Broader Change

The high school walkouts have given voice to a range of social demands that go beyond the typical gun-control debate that has prevailed in Washington and the media.

Self-Improvement and Self-Care: Survival Tactics of Late Capitalism

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.

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.

Trump's Tax Plan and the Assault on Higher Education

The GOP tax plan passed by the House has the potential to plunge the American university system into crisis.

Higher Education = Higher Profits

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

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Cuomo's Excelsior Swindle

The “Excelsior Scholarship” is a sneaky attempt at austerity, disguised as a reform.

American Education: Separate and Unequal

In the ruling class’ attitude to public education, one can see the reflection of a system that has long outlived its usefulness. 

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