The 1% And Capitalism | by Shamus Cooke

By definition, capitalism is: An economic system based on private ownership of the means of production (industry, banks, technology), where through the process of market competition, production occurs for private profit — if something cannot be sold for a profit it is...

The Negev’s Hot Wind Blowing | by Jonathan Cook

Over the past 15 months the dusty plains of the northern Negev desert in Israel have been witness to a ritual of destruction, part of a police operation known as Hot Wind. On 29 occasions since June 2010, hundreds of Israeli paramilitary officers have made the...

Reviving socialism from below | by Phil Gasper

Capitalism’s biggest crisis since the 1930s raises the question of what can replace it. A SPECTER is haunting capitalism. As the world economy plunges into its worst crisis since the Great Depression, political discourse in the United States has been dominated by a...