By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options.Read More →

The headlines of the media on February 22 In today’s media, Chris Rufo thanks John Oliver for his ‘unwitting favour’ following critical monologue on race theory, Washington Post editorial board expresses support for federal list of d flight ban for passengers who disobey mask mandates, and NBC’s Beijing Olympics ratingsRead More →

Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021by Thomas PikettyYale University Press, 2021.346pp. $34.95. “If someone had told me in 1990 that I would publish a collection of articles in 2020 called Long live socialism! in French, I would have thought it was a bad joke,” said ThomasRead More →

Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021By Thomas PickettyYale University Press, 2021.346pp. $34.95. “If someone had told me in 1990 that I would publish in 2020 a collection of articles entitled Long live socialism! in French, I would have thought it was a bad joke,” said ThomasRead More →

Much has been written about the immense increase in economic inequality that has taken place in recent times and various startling figures have been provided by organizations like Oxfam, which has just released a report called Inequality kills. This shows that the wealth of the 10 richest men has doubledRead More →

Through Roger McKinneyContributor | Monday, February 14, 2022 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., speaks at the National Action Network convention in New York on Friday, April 5, 2019. | The Christian Post/Leonardo Blair Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) said in a recent interview that capitalism is irremediably bad: “So for me, capitalism atRead More →

When the Berlin Wall came down in November 1989, a cheer went up across the continent as it marked the end of communism in East Germany and Central Europe. This was followed in 1991 by the breakup of the former Soviet Union, with the Central Asian republics becoming sovereign states.Read More →

The 21st century is witnessing a gradual disappearance of traditional conservatism. With the disintegration of the USSR, liberal capitalism and internationalist interventionism lost their appeal. Current conservatism, says Philipps O’Brien of the University of St Andrews, is essentially nationalist, populist, evangelical and anti-science. Reverence for leaders is also a prominentRead More →

Around 1853, Karl Marx had an idea to end serfdom. The idea was the revolution to form workers’ communes and to distribute the profits equitably. Everyone has become a comrade in Russia. After World War II, Russia spread state socialism in Europe and Asia. America saw a global threat. NorthRead More →

By Jim ThompsonHCP columnist Capitalism is defined as “an economic and political system in which the commerce and industry of a country are controlled by private for-profit owners, rather than by the state”. Capitalism created the largest economy in the history of the world (ours) and lifted more people outRead More →

My colleague Jeff Jones recently reviewed Gallup’s updated research on American public responses to the words “socialism” and “capitalism.” The new data shows little change in these attitudes from previous surveys, with 60% of Americans having a favorable view of capitalism (38% unfavorable) and 38% having a favorable image ofRead More →

The the authors are among the world’s leading economists known for their critical assessments of capitalism. And the blurb for the book says, “Traditional economics views capitalism as an isolated and closed system. In this groundbreaking book, authors Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik argue that this is both historically falseRead More →

In particular, the World Economic Forum (WEF) advanced the concept of stakeholder capitalism designed to make the capitalist system more viable and dynamic through greater inclusion and consideration of factors such as long-term economic goals. term and sustainability. According to Klaus Schwab, “Stakeholder capitalism is a form of capitalism inRead More →

Home | Le Socialiste November 17, 2021 | Join the Socialist Party Subscribe | Make a donation | audio | PDF | Ebook Best event to come together to fight for socialism Julija Rusevica, Socialist Party of South West London You may have heard a lot about the Socialism 2021Read More →

India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947. Socialism shaped the main economic and social policies of the Indian government until the early 1990s. Socialism is an economic and political system based on public ownership of the means of production. The government makes all legal production and distribution decisionsRead More →

After every socialist experiment without exception has failed over the past 100 years, it should be clear that the last thing the world needs is new. But as memories of the collapse of real-world socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe fade, socialist thought is experiencing a renewed renaissance.Read More →

COLOMBIA, SC P2024 presidential candidate Nikki Haley spoke on Wednesday against Republicans willing to compromise with Democrats on the economy. Haley, a former governor of South Carolina and United Nations ambassador, has accused some conservatives of “backing up” when Democrats defend ideas that have socialist components. “The right wing needsRead More →

Last month, the Fraser Institute released its annual report Economic freedom of the world report. As usual, he showed that “economic freedom” is positively correlated with many good things and negatively correlated with many bad. Defenders of capitalism love the Fraser Institute. Libertarian philosopher Jason Brennan, for example, made extensiveRead More →

Now, Piketty has collected several dozen of these columns in an anthology (here translated by Kristin Couper), starting with an original 26-page essay boldly titled “Long Live Socialism!” After his in-depth exploration of deepening inequalities, Piketty concluded that the redistributive policies of social capitalism – slightly progressive taxes and socialRead More →

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on City Observatory and is republished with permission. Florida Senator Marco Rubio has denounced President Biden’s $ 3.5 trillion spending program as anti-American socialism. Rubio says: Ultimately Americans will reject socialism because it fundamentally goes against our way of life. This is not correct,Read More →

Famine spread to the West following the crisis of 1929. All institutions were threatened. They only survived thanks to World War II. Already in the 18th century, British economists of nascent capitalism wondered about the sustainability of this system around David Ricardo. What was initially very profitable will eventually becomeRead More →

10,000 John Deere employees are on strike A tentative agreement between the company and their union, United Auto Workforce, was rejected by the workers. At midnight Wednesday evening, more than 10,000 workers at John Deere farm equipment company went on strike, triggering one of the largest work stoppages in recentRead More →

Interview by Rune Møller Stahl Andreas Møller Mulvad Norwegian elections last month resulted in a landslide to the left, including a parliamentary breakthrough for the Socialist Red Party (Rødt). There are now social democratic governments in all five Nordic countries, with formations growing to their left that resist the subsequentRead More →

10,000 John Deere employees are on strike A tentative agreement between the company and their union, United Auto Workforce, was rejected by the workers. At midnight Wednesday evening, more than 10,000 workers at John Deere farm equipment company went on strike, triggering one of the largest work stoppages in recentRead More →

The German sociologist Werner Sombart posed a question over a century ago that has occupied social scientists ever since: why there was no American socialism. American sociologist Seymour Martin Lipset answered Sombart’s question with his theory of American “exceptionalism,” which suggested that a series of factors – the anti-state natureRead More →

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1150/33123 From The Socialist, October 6, 2021 “Here is your opinion on plants” by Michael Pollan – posted by Allen Lane Commented by Dave Carr Is the C8H10N4O2 molecule – that’s caffeine for you and me – responsible for the slave trade, colonial wars, imperialism, increasedRead More →

Norton AntiTrack is a new app and browser extension that prevents websites from tracking and profiling users in ways that normal private browsers and VPNs can’t. The main features include: Anti-fingerprint capabilities: Hides users’ unique identifiers including their IP address, location, device and operating system, font size, screen resolution, etc.,Read More →

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/33101 Posted on October 5, 2021 16:37 GMT The Panama Papers revealed tax evasion abroad in 2016 (Click to enlarge) Expose it and fight for a socialist alternative Tony Saunois, IOC Secretary The explosive leak of 6.4 million documents and 1.2 million emails showing the grotesqueRead More →

On Saturday, the Women’s March will hold nationwide “mass mobilization events” in all 50 states to protest counterrevolution against reproductive rights in Texas, Mississippi and many other Republican-controlled states . Protests will take place before the Supreme Court resumes on October 4. In this file photo from June 30, 2021,Read More →

Former Vice President Mike Pence said the Biden administration’s adherence to “big government socialism” was reflected in nearly every political issue emanating from Washington, particularly the multi-trillion dollar spending proposal against to a possible vote in Congress this week. At a Wednesday night event celebrating the opening of Advancing AmericanRead More →

Chinese Economy Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Chinese economic news. The writer, global chief strategist of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, is the author of “The Ten Rules of Successful Nations” For much of this year, commentators have warned that falling yieldsRead More →

Senator Rand Paul, a doctor who has been candidly critical of the Democratic Party’s policy and position on the coronavirus, appeared on “Hannity” Friday night to discuss the distribution of problematic monoclonal antibodies in the United States. Protects Americans from viruses. Paul suggests that because the Democratic Party rules Washington,Read More →

Mahmudur Rahman | Posted: Sept. 23, 2021, 8:16 p.m. Fifty years after independence, the furrows on the head are still visible among day laborers. Better paid than they are and having given up farming to seek an elusive better life, their angst continues. The silent abandonment of socialism, even inRead More →

– Counter Punch / Nathaniel St Clair DEMOCRACY exists if and when a community organizes its autonomy around the full participation, on an equal footing, of all members of the community. Its other, autocracy, exists when a community organizes (or allows) its governance by an individual or a subgroup ofRead More →

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., A physician who has openly criticized Democrats’ policies and positions regarding the coronavirus, appeared on “Hannity” Friday night where he discussed the problematic distribution in the United States of monoclonal antibodies that could help protect Americans against the virus. Paul suggested that with the DemocratsRead More →

Democracy exists if and when a community organizes its autonomy around the full participation, on an equal footing, of all members of the community. Its other, autocracy, exists when a community organizes (or allows) its governance by an individual or a subgroup of that community, a leader. Universal suffrage isRead More →

Beijing’s recently launched “common prosperity” development model is clearly already having an impact. But do the West and its allies see it the right way? Nervous fund managers looking at their Chinese portfolios are tearing their hair out. And journalists associated with Western mainstream and corporate media such as theRead More →

Labor Day is here, and it’s about work in America. Our beloved workforce. Especially the middle-income American blue collar workers who have literally made this country a great country. They make our businesses work. They produce our goods and services. They are also the brave soldiers who defend our nationRead More →

What is socialism? For academics, it is a systematic way of organizing the distribution of goods and services. Former President Harry S. Truman said, referring to opponents of socialism: “Socialism is their name for almost anything that helps everyone.” Dr. Martin Luther King later ironically observed that, in light ofRead More →

Posted: 08/31/2021 15:25:36 PM Why do we progressives react on the defensive when we are accused of being socialists? We could explain that many systems of socialism include agreed economic policies and allocations under democratically elected governments. In contrast, under communism, the state controls property and resources. Communism has fascistRead More →

The spectacular fall of Kabul shocked everyone with its speed. Western media are garish and chirping about the seriousness of the incidents cited by the Taliban, but they are not yet very alarming. The Taliban are in power, not the US-backed Gani government. With the exception of the Panjshir, thereRead More →