College education has become a necessity in modern America as jobs offering high enough salaries to feasibly sustain a person in our culture become less in number and extremely high in demand.
Tens of thousands of low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and working people are being forced out of their Silicon Valley homes.
The graphic video from South Carolina of a 16-year-old young woman tossed and beat up by a school police officer exemplifies the brutality and criminalization the youth face today.
“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”
The defense of homeless rights is not only the defense of our whole class against the brutal rule of the billionaire capitalist class and its fascist agenda, it is a fight for a new society.
Following the 2015 Paris Climate Change agreement, investor concern over stranded assets is more widespread than many think.
The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.
The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.
There is no hatred inherent in the unity of mankind, and there is no mistaking; to exist fully, we must stand united, or individually, fall.
The burning question today for those of us in a fight for our survival is: Will we allow a system built upon violence to destroy us?
More former prisoners are reoffending than ever before. We reveal the latest efforts to break the cycle in the first episode of our new Economist Films series.