Capitalist misery

In California, criminal PG&E’s latest outages are an outrage

From midnight Oct. 9 to 2 p.m. Oct. 12, more than a million people in Northern and Central California were…

October 15, 2019

Ecuador strike pushes back austerity

Oct. 14 -- Eleven days of massive protest, especially by Indigenous communities marching all over Ecuador, forced President Lenín Moreno…

October 15, 2019

Stop the U.S.-backed massacres in Haiti!

A week of solidarity actions for the people’s struggle in Haiti reached hundreds of people from Oakland to San Jose…

October 11, 2019

WW editorial: Being homeless is not a crime

Rather than making a futile attempt to rationalize any of Trump’s horrifying, irrational views, our time is better spent in…

September 26, 2019

G7 hypocrites protest but exploit the Amazon anyway

Published in the Italian journal Il Manifesto on Sept. 3. Translation by John Catalinotto. Faced with the spread of fires…

September 14, 2019

States launch lawsuits over opioid epidemic

If you ask people with substance use disorders -- more colloquially, addictions -- what caused their disorders, you’ll most likely…

September 12, 2019

Tariffs, trade and overproduction

Published Aug. 25 at lowwagecapitalism.com. All signs are that an economic downturn is coming. While the capitalists are the first…

September 5, 2019

Trump, China and the stock markets

The longer that U.S. stock markets continue to rise, the more nervous become the investors and all the financial analysts. …

August 29, 2019

Hedge funds move to kill vital community hospital

Pressure is growing on Philadelphia and Pennsylvania officials to find a way to prevent hedge fund owners from shutting down…

July 17, 2019

‘Shut down our hospital? Hell, No!’ say Philly workers, community

In a classic case of capitalism not caring about the needs of the community, Hahnemann University Hospital’s hedge fund owners…

July 11, 2019