You Can’t Understand Capitalism Without Race
The centrality of race in the devilment of capitalism continues to be resisted by “the sort of hardline, orthodox folks who only look at class, alongside the sort of liberals and so-called racial multiculturals who have the misconception that race no longer matters,” said Charisse Burden-Stelly, professor of Africana Studies and Political Science at Carleton College. Dr Burden-Stelly authored a recent Monthly Review article titled “Modern US Racial Capitalism: Some Theoretical Insights.”
Cuba Deserves Nobel Prize for Sharing Medicine With the World
“Cuba should be a shoo-in” to win a Nobel Prize for sending doctors to health trouble spots and poor countries around the globe, said Don Fitz, a scholar and Green Party activist whose most recent book is titled “Cuban Healthcare: The Ongoing Revolution.” However, “given how much influence the United States has,” Fitz wouldn’t be surprised if Cuba doesn’t get the Prize.
US Lies About Political Prisoners – and Almost Everything Else
The official US position, that this country holds no political prisoners, is part of “the lie and the founding mythology of US ‘democracy,’” said Nyle Fort, a Princeton University doctoral candidate, activist and minister. “But those of us who live on the underside of that history know better,” said Fort.
Mumia: The Ravages of Capitalism-Fueled Contagion
Social discontent rises with the level of fatalities and government incompetence during the current epidemic, said the nation’s best known political prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal. “Children are being tossed into the hungry maw of Covid-19 so that politicians can ensure that their parents return to work, to fuel the engines of capitalism,” said Abu Jamal.
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