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Scott Walker loves him some Foxconn. So much he basically handed over his entire state to it. And who wouldn’t love a company that has to put up suicide nets to stop its workers from throwing themselves off buildings instead of working there? Not to mention a company that loves it some child labor. Foxconn, […]
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Climate and Capitalism

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On November 21, 2017
One doesn’t expect to see a full rant against capitalism in the New York Times, but I guess we are moving into different times. Benjamin Fong’s op-ed about capitalism being the problem in dealing with climate change reads exactly like something one would read in Jacobin, for good and for problematic. I compare this to […]

Net Neutrality

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On November 21, 2017

Get ready to pay premium prices to read LGM! The Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday that it planned to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet, clea

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Haiti: Again Alone

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On November 20, 2017
Another day, another Trump decision to whiten America: The Trump administration is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. The Homeland Security Department says conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, so […]

Vox’s Mr. Block

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On November 19, 2017

Mr. Block was a cartoon run in Industrial Workers of the World newspapers to depict a worker who was just too dumb and too suckered by the employer propaganda to join the union. Last week, Vox employe

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