This is a phenomenal presentation by Dr. Richard Wolff on the long-known, glaring flaws of our capitalist system, their dire implications, and, most importantly, humane, enlightened alternatives. This is must-read material for anyone who wants to have an informed perspective on capitalism, Marxism, democracy, freedom . . . pretty much anything, actually.
NBC News: 39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England.
Nice job, capitalism.
Basically, contracting equals fraud. Contracting equals diminished quality, diminished product, diminished customer service, diminished satisfaction, diminished lifespan, diminished value, diminished society. Society is diminished by the institution of contracted labor. Fuck contracting. It’s a way to cover your ass at the expense of workers, i.e., people who actually do work in the world as opposed to sitting on piles of money and making phone calls and pushing buttons. Contracting is a way for cowards, ignoramuses, and the lazy and recalcitrant to avoid responsibility and legal liability.
Exactly! This incarnation of capitalism is winner-take-all, white-male-supremacist in nature, extremely elitist and exclusionary. . . . It is a pyramid where at the very top are the winners or the winner. By default it seems like there must be some kind of winnowing that takes place and due to various factors white males are at the top of the capitalist pyramid.
I love this game!
The social impact of the bursting of the US housing market is already being registered in a sharp increase in home foreclosures. In August, the foreclosure rate rose a staggering 53 percent over the same period a year ago.
Da house suck.