Poverty Is Capitalism’s Great Crime / by Eugene Debs

Labor organizers address striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, during the 1913–14 Colorado Coalfield War. (Wikimedia Commons) Originally published in Jacobin, https://jacobin.com/ Eugene Debs was famous for excoriating the barbarities of capitalism, including the right-wing notion of the “unworthy poor.” As Debs writes in the following 1915 article, republished here for the first time, everyContinue reading “Poverty Is Capitalism’s Great Crime / by Eugene Debs”

Rev. Barber says capitalism has failed, new politics needed / by Mark Gruenberg

Bishop William Barber spoke to People’s World ahead of his departure for a Vatican conference on building coalitions among religious communities hosted by Pope Francis. | AP photos “Interlocking fusion movements, regardless of faith” are needed to unite and help lift the world’s billions of poor and low-wealth people, Bishop the Rev. William Barber II,Continue reading “Rev. Barber says capitalism has failed, new politics needed / by Mark Gruenberg”