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people seem to have trouble understanding why i’m an anti-capitalist, so i’m going to try and put it into simple, real-life terms.
i work at a restaurant. i make $12 an hour, plus tips. minimum wage...


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Anyway, America is a country where if an authority figure doesn’t like you, or if they’re afraid of you, they can arbitrarily murder you, and then afterward all the other authority figures gather...


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And fuck the corporate media putting shitlibs on the air with the ‘few bad apples’ bullshit.  Go to hell with that shit.


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The Basic Deal Between Corporate America and the GOP is Alive and Well

For four decades, the basic deal between big American corporations and politicians has been simple. Corporations provide campaign funds. Politicians reciprocate by lowering corporate taxes and doing...


achrilock
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Do not rely on corporations for progress. Corporations shouldn't exist at all, but in a world where they do they should always be subservient to the will of the people. We speak. They obey. That's...


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The story of last year’s election is pretty simple. Despite major obstacles — including a pandemic, and massive voter-suppression efforts by Republicans — 158.4 million citizens cast ballots, or...


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State legislators across the country who have pushed for new voting restrictions, and also seized on former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud, have reaped more than $50...


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Amazon illegally fired two workers who advocated for Covid safety measures, US agency finds

National Labor Relations Board found that Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa were terminated last year after circulating a petition
Amazon illegally fired two employees who advocated for better working ...


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As we began to collect our things, another cop car rushed up to where we were, lights flashing. “Stay where you are. My supervisor needs to collect your names and IDs,” the cop said. “You’re with...


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Leaked recording reveals right-wing donors are terrified by conservative support for bill to prevent billionaires from buying elections

A newly surfaced recording shows a senior adviser to Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell conspiring with the Koch brothers' network and o
By Travis Gettys
Raw Story
March 29, 2021
From the...


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Drugmakers Promise Investors They’ll Soon Hike Covid-19 Vaccine Prices

Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson pledged affordable vaccines — but only as long as there’s a “pandemic.”
The U.S. pharmaceutical firms behind the approved coronavirus vaccines — Johnson &...


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I took a day to think about your post, because there was so much stuff in it to digest and while I understand where you’re coming from (and I believe you to be more educated on these matters, so I...


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How the Richest 1 Percent Came Out Big Winners in the Covid Relief Bill

Hidden in the bill combining Covid relief and government spending is a cool $200 billion in tax breaks. An estimated $120 billion of those tax breaks will go to the richest 1 percent of...


achrilock
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the collapse of an empire


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COVID-19 relief proposal won't offer $1,200 checks, but provides extra $300 in federal unemployment benefits

A proposed COVID-19 relief bill would provide $300 in federal weekly unemployment benefits but not another round of $1,200 payments to most Americans.
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But senators involved in the talks said the...


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In practice, the legislation, which is being tucked into a larger COVID relief package, is a holiday-season gift for corporate donors. It would strip frontline workers of their last remaining legal...


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Companies have raised prices on 245 drugs during pandemic, advocacy group says

Pharmaceutical companies have raised prices on 245 drugs since the first U.S. coronavirus case was reported on Jan.
Pharmaceutical companies have raised prices on 245 drugs since the first U.S....


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DeVos knocks free college push as 'socialist takeover of higher education'

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos knocked the push for free college as a “socialist takeover of higher education” during an online conference Tuesday.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos knocked the...


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Climate war is class war.
Don’t be fooled: the disastrous consequences of these civilisation-destroying climate crises will fall on the shoulders of the working class, not the ruling class. The fight...


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‘Major Hurdle’ Cleared as Youth Activists Advance Historic Climate Case

Excerpt from this story from DeSmog Blog/EcoWatch:
An unprecedented climate lawsuit brought by six Portuguese youths is to be fast-tracked at Europe's highest court, it was announced today.
The...


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undergrowth-feed: “ Capitalism And The American Pandemic Response ”


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