- McKibben's "The End of Nature"
- Django Unchained
- Marxism and the U.S. Civil War
- Bosnian genocide 20 years after
- Violence 'normalized'
- New biographies reflect Karl Marx's todayness
- Reading Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program
- Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) and his legacy
- Ukraine and Bosnia: historic uprisings
Tag Archives: labor
A Dec. 7, 2016, presentation by Franklin Dmitryev on “After the election: How do we oppose Trump’s fascism and move forward?” Continue reading
Report on “The Left and the Maidan” conference in Kiev, April 2014. Continue reading
From the May-June 2014 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views LABOR AND IMMIGRATION On April 8, about 100 people, the majority young Latinas/os, gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall to protest the deportation of immigrants. Obama’s administration … Continue reading
Wages have stagnated for several decades— the standard of living of Americans today is less than it was in 1972. The average wage of a worker today is $20.39, not the $38 an hour it would be if wages had kept up with inflation. Continue reading
Narendra Modi states openly that his program will be to unleash “free market” reform coupled with authoritarianism in government. Modi’s history tells us what his authority portends: the massacre of 2,000 Muslims in Gujarat. Continue reading
Reliance on metrics in healthcare has become a new Taylorism, or management by time study. Everything in the hospital workplace is now tracked by sophisticated computer programs, down to every last pill, gauze and penny, and down to every last motion. This vast pool of information becomes Big Data. Continue reading