Month: August 2019

Capitalism, Class

Contrasts: On Yachts and Tropical Diseases

The resources spent by a billionaire on a single residence or yacht would suffice to eradicate trachoma -- a painful tropical eye disease that leads to blindness.

4 min read

Capitalism, News

Plane Crashes: Profit Before People

John Ayers of the Socialist Party of Canada examines how capitalist firms put profit before people, taking plane crashes as examples of the tragic consequences. But, he explains, capitalist firms HAVE to operate that way.

2 min read

Capitalism, Environment

Anton Pannekoek: The Destruction of Nature

A recently rediscovered essay by an early 20th century socialist theorist demonstrates that ecological thinking has always been part of the socialist worldview.

4 min read