Category: CAPITALISM & SOCIALISM

Health care and the fight for socialism

What is involved here is a social counterrevolution. It has been underway for more than four decades, under Democratic as well as Republican administrations. It was accelerated under the Obama administration following the Wall Street crash of 2008. With theREAD ON

NY Times: Are Little China Girls Ever Gonna Fall for Modern Love?

Like I told my 4th wife just before we signed our pre-nup: Love is really all about material benefits. Luckily, the New York Times never, ever takes their eye off that ball. “Both of them advise women to manipulate men toREAD ON

Trump, Qatar and the Danger of Total Confusion

Some people speculate that Trump in his sly wisdom is sending out contrasting messages to obtain his mysterious ends to make America great again. This gives the man too much credit. His problem is that he blabbers whatever—he thinks forREAD ON

Democrats in the Dead Zone

• The first sensible thing Emmanuel Macron has said: “Assad is no enemy of France.” Pr0-Assad observers correctly point out that Macron also said that he believes Assad is the “enemy of the Syrian” people and therefore has left the doorREAD ON

Capitalism Kills, Socialism Heals

The success of Jeremy Corbyn in the recent UK elections sent another shockwave through the crisis-ridden system of capitalism. Labour’s insurgent left-wing candidate rallied millions to vote against austerity and war, two fundamental pillars of global capitalist catastrophe. The toneREAD ON

The Democrats’ fraudulent opposition to Trumpcare

The establishment of a system of universal, free health care for all requires placing the entire health care system—the private insurers, pharmaceuticals, giant health care chains—under public ownership, managed democratically to serve human needs, not profit. Such a fight requiresREAD ON