Capitalist misery

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

Growing signs of deepening global capitalist crisis

The capitalist media have recently been filled with competing headlines -- some issuing stark warnings of an impending economic slowdown,…

July 9, 2019

Capitalism means the working class is working poor

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its most recent jobs report July 5, citing 224,000 “new jobs” added, with…

July 9, 2019

A crooked river and a crooked economic system

To many the phrase “burning river” might seem like an oxymoron. Rivers are water, and water is used to extinguish…

July 9, 2019

Legislators attack treatment for opioid use disorder

Buprenorphine, the main active ingredient in the products Suboxone, Subutex, Sublocade, Zubsolv and Bunavail, is considered one of the gold-standard…

July 4, 2019

ABC’s of the capitalist crisis, Part 2

WW reprints here Part 2 of an article, slightly abridged, by Sam Marcy, the late chairperson of Workers World Party,…

June 20, 2019

ABCs of the capitalist crisis

WW reprints here Part 1 of an article, slightly abridged, by Sam Marcy, the late chairperson of Workers World Party,…

June 6, 2019

Mobile home residents in Iowa rally against landlords

Residents of Waukee’s mobile home community Midwest Country Estates and supporters rallied outside the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines…

May 28, 2019

Iowa mobile home residents fight against rent hikes

More than 22 million people in the U.S. live in mobile homes, according to the Manufactured Housing Institute. In Iowa,…

May 2, 2019