Category: Capitalism

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,…

“Viagra for Women” Pill Fails to Perform

The “little pink pill”, sometimes referred to as the “Viagra for women”, is having a hard time performing up to its corporate claims. When the drug flibanserin (brand name: Addyi) was approved a year ago by the FDA – supposedly to help women’s…

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…

“Oh, Hillary” Revisited

By Carol Hanisch Listening to Hillary Clinton attack Cuba for human rights violations in an attempt to redbait Bernie Sanders during the March 9 Democratic Party Presidential Primary debate in Miami took me back to her similar haranguing of China…