In the US, enthusiastic bipartisan support for war - a pillar of the imperialist enterprise - translates into not only mass death for people on the receiving end of bombs and drone attacks, but also large-scale environmental poisoning. As Newsweek observed in 2014, the US Defence Department is one of...
Radical change cannot take place in the absence of mass anti-capitalist movements that recognize the interplay between economic interests and environmental degradation. The leaders of the struggle for a sustainable, equitable future will not, therefore, be corporate executives and billionaire philanthropists, with their deep ideological commitments to the economic order...
American society is morally bankrupt and politically broken, and its vision of the future appears utterly dystopian... The politics of terror, a culture of fear, and the spectacle of violence dominate America’s cultural apparatuses and legitimate the ongoing militarization of public life and American society.
Will this film change everything? Absolutely not. But you could, by answering its call to action.
The mainstream media's unwillingness to state the truth about inequality has led people to vastly underestimate the wealth gap in our country, guessing that the poorest 40 percent own about 10% of the wealth, when in reality they own much less than 1% of the wealth.
No discussion of race is possible without a discussion of capitalism and class. And until that discussion takes place, despite all the proposed reforms to the criminal justice system, the state will continue to murder and imprison poor people of color with impunity.
While it is crucial for us to conserve water in our personal lives, we need to fundamentally change the way the majority of California’s water is used.
This is what happens when modern capitalism fails. And there are inept bureaucrats and corrupt elites everywhere.
We need to end the age of fossil fuels the way the French ended the age of absolute monarchy.