Results for tag: capitalism

Max Porter on the weapons industry and Palestine.

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A scorching monologue by Max Porter, exposing the seemingly ordinary people who forge the tools of genocide – the wrench-turners, ledger-keepers, and nameless faces behind the machinery of death.

Added on the 20th of February, 2024 Details

Technology doesn't make our lives easier.

It's nothing new if you've ever taken a step back, but this is a well written perspective on the issue.

We live in a mega-scale corporate capitalist economy, and in such a setting technology is never used to save time. It’s used to speed up production and consumption in order to expand the system. The basic rule is this: technology doesn't make our lives easier. It makes them faster and more crammed with stuff.
Linked on the 25th of November, 2023 Details

Brexit stems from a civil war in capitalism.

One of the clearest explanations I've seen for Brexit.

Linked on the 29th of November, 2020 Details

Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals.

While we busy ourselves greening our personal lives, fossil fuel corporations are rendering these efforts irrelevant.

They've pulled off the best trick ever: making it all about personal responsibility while they happily destroy the planet in the background. We need to attack the issue from all sides: personal change but, more importantly, system change.

Linked on the 25th of September, 2019 Details

The sharing economy was always a scam.

I always thought it should be called the renting economy but it's closer to an exploitation economy now.

Linked on the 26th of June, 2019 Details