The Digital Marketplace Should Be a Public Good

by Daniel Kopp, published on International Politics and Society, December 17, 2020 As a turbulent year draws to a close, Covid-19 infections are again on the rise. In response, most European countries have entered another lockdown. And like earlier this year, politicians are trying to cushion the immediate social and economic fallout with furlough schemes, financial support for business and[…]

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Time to Rein in Amazon’s Empire

by Christy Hoffman, published on Consortium News, December 15, 2020 The world is entering an era of undeniable change that will be defined by our collective response to the human and economic devastation left by the pandemic. As Covid-19 continues to spread across the globe, Amazon´s rise to the top of the winner-take-all economy is a call to action to progressive forces who still believe in the politics of the common good and are willing to fight for the affirmation[…]

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Capitalism on a Ventilator

by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, published on Counterpunch, December 18, 2020 Asian countries have been far more successful than the US in responding to the COVID pandemic, but you’d never know that from the US media. Even most alternative media has been largely US- & Euro-centric. While our domestic issues here are important, we have been missing out on important lessons[…]

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Yanis Varoufakis Calls for Boycott of Amazon on Black Friday!

by Yanis Varoufakis, published on DiEM25, 11/26/2020 This is an interesting Global Call to Action. This is a strategy I have long advocated in other campaigns so I hope they do this again.  I also published a WW article describing some of the local protests against Amazon in the US.   One interesting point: On Saturday, the day after this boycott,[…]

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U.S. Chernobl, Why the US Failed and China Succeeded against COVID-19

By Lee Siu Hin, Published on IACenter.org, August 1, 2020 This is the second part of the introduction to Capitalism on a Ventilator, an anthology of articles on the US handling of the COVID-19 crisis and the Chinese response to the same, edited by IAC’s Sara Flounders and Lee Siu-Hin.  Capitalism on a Ventilator, which includes articles by  UNAC AC[…]

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Trump’s Great Barrington “Herd Immunity” Hoax

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, November 3, 2020 The moron Trump, perhaps the crudest specimen of capitalist cruelty these days, takes the matter one insane step further with his ongoing public and personal opposition to mandated lockdowns, mask wearing and social distancing necessitated by the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19. Trump’s current pandemic science adviser, Stanford University’s Hoover Institute[…]

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The U.S. Did Not Defeat Fascism in WWII, It Discretely Internationalized It

By Gabriel Rockhill, published on Information Clearing House, October 19, 2020 “The U.S. has established itself as the mortal enemy of all people’s government, all scientific-socialist mobilization of consciousness everywhere on the globe, all anti-imperialist activity on earth.” – George Jackson One of the founding myths of the contemporary Western European and American world is thatfascism was defeated in WWII[…]

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