Double Standards and Inhumanity of Capitalism / by Prabhat Patnaik

Amidst a pandemic, when humanity and sagacity demand that we should be concerned with all human life, a metropolis-centred social system considers some lives to be of value, not others. For over two years now, the world has been facing a pandemic the like of which has not been seen for a century, and whichContinue reading “Double Standards and Inhumanity of Capitalism / by Prabhat Patnaik”

Opinion: Not Omicron but Greed of Capital Threatens the World / by Prabir Purkayastha

(Image courtesy of Newsclick) Omicron, a new SARS-CoV-2 strain, first detected in the Gauteng province of South Africa, has been acknowledged by WHO as a “variant of concern”. This is about the most concern WHO can show at this early stage of the emergence of this variant. Already, cases have been reported from other countries,Continue reading “Opinion: Not Omicron but Greed of Capital Threatens the World / by Prabir Purkayastha”

Marxism and STS: From Marx and Engels to COVID-19 and COP26 / by Helena Sheehan

The Soviet delegation at the International History of Science Congress in London, 1931 : Nikolai Bukharin, Modest Rubenstein, and Boris Hessen in the foreground This article is a co-publication of MR Online and Science for the People. At the recent conference of the Society for the Social Study of Science, I came to the conclusion thatContinue reading “Marxism and STS: From Marx and Engels to COVID-19 and COP26 / by Helena Sheehan”

A socialist response to the pandemic: People first, by Gordon McWilliams

From People’s World, December 11, 2020 As the United States experiences a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to look at how other countries have combated this virus and have basically returned to their normal lives, so that we can adapt based on what policies do, and do not, work. Cuba, an islandContinue reading “A socialist response to the pandemic: People first, by Gordon McWilliams”