Capitalism

Surrogacy in the United States

by KATHY SLOAN for presentation to the UN COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN– CSW 61 “TRADING ON THE FEMALE BODY” MARCH 14, 2017 The practice of commercial surrogacy in the United States is growing by leaps and bounds with…

Responses to the Election

Thoughts the Morning After by Sinead •  Random, angry thoughts. Yesterday and today were write-offs as far as work is concerned. •  Trump was the FUCK THOSE GUYS candidate. The Democrats were stupid and irresponsible to run an Establishment candidate whose…

Some Random Labor Day Missives

“The Group-Made Man” [and Woman] In the late 19th century, when the ideology of “the self-made man” was sweeping the United States, propagated by the dime novels of Horatio Alger and the “rags-to-riches” biographies of the likes of Andrew Carnegie,…

Bernie Could Still Win the Presidency!

by Pete Healey, independent Leftist Bernie Sanders spent the last couple months of his primary campaign talking about having “a clear path to the nomination“, and fighting for it to the bitter end. But here’s the thing: when Jill Stein…

Left Behind

by Carol Hanisch Over at Jacobin, Irish activist Bernadette Devlin, who brought the movement slogan, “Dare to Struggle—Dare to Win” to the U.S, is interviewed about what is known as “the peace process” in Ireland and its aftermath today. One…