We are told over and over again in our schools and in our mass media that capitalism is the only system that can adequately and efficiently allocate resources. We are told that socialist systems are not efficient and don't work. But how do the lackeys of the rich explain that one third of families in … Continue reading We won’t crowdfund our way out
In the state of Tennessee and the wider Southern US, you hear all the time from the rich politicians and their lackeys about 'protecting freedom.' Yet whose freedom are they concerned with? The freedom of those who struggle for a living? Those who are not white, Christian, straight, cisgender? Quite simply, no. The rich and … Continue reading Whose freedom?
Yesterday Republicans completely failed to do the one thing they've been screaming about for almost a decade: repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). It seems even Republicans got shy about doing something that would eliminate health insurance for millions. But as we know, the ACA is still a flawed system designed to help insurance … Continue reading Dear Mr. Billionaire: Can I exist?
The rich already control the vast majority of the world's wealth and resources. They control the state and the monopoly on violence against all of us who have to struggle just to get by.But apparently that is still not enough. A bill making its way through the U.S. congress would allow employers to collect your … Continue reading Your DNA is yours, not your employer’s
So a Republican lackey stated in the last couple of days that working people need to choose between “an iPhone” or health care. It’s no surprise that bootlickers of the capitalists would say such a thing, oblivious to the hardships working people must endure to simply try to stay alive. But this thought suggests a … Continue reading We don’t need permission to be healthy