Queen Elizabeth II’s Reign Glamorized Britain’s Political Backwardness / by John Merrick

Queen Elizabeth II on a four-day visit to Berlin, Germany in June 2015. (Sean Gallup / Getty Images) Originally published in Jacobin, 09.09.2022 During Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign, the UK witnessed immense social transformation. Throughout this tumultuous period, the monarchy served one purpose: suppressing Britain’s political divisions in the name of unity and deferenceContinue reading “Queen Elizabeth II’s Reign Glamorized Britain’s Political Backwardness / by John Merrick”

While Elites Fret About Inflation and Worker Wages, CEOs Are Robbing Us Blind / by Branko Marcetic

The already massive CEO-worker pay chasm only widened over the course of 2021. (Alexander Mils / Unsplash) The Fed has embarked on an anti-inflation policy designed to destroy jobs and keep wages low. But a new report shows just how exorbitantly CEOs are profiting from the price hikes. As an impending war on workers’ wagesContinue reading “While Elites Fret About Inflation and Worker Wages, CEOs Are Robbing Us Blind / by Branko Marcetic”