[VIDEO] Capitalism is the Problem

April 4, 2020

We live in a time of extreme contradictions. On the one hand, our civilization has eliminated smallpox, brought us cell phones, robotics, and space travel

Homeless in the Time of Covid-19

April 4, 2020

To lower the number of Covid-19 cases, people are encouraged to stay inside their house. But what do you do when you don’t even have a house to stay in?

Covid-19: A Capitalist Pandemic

April 4, 2020

The Trump administration’s criminal failure to act and to coordinate a response to the coronavirus pandemic has created a healthcare disaster. Early on, when information was coming from China, Trump said that the virus was not a threat and it

Die first, demand later?

April 3, 2020

Many workers are shocked that they are being made to return to work with promises of protective equipment when hospitals are short of it.

Our outrage!

April 1, 2020

“I am angry and I am outraged” is the cry from the heart of a psychologist from Mulhouse hospital

Who is Essential?

March 27, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed some of the inherent shortcomings of the capitalist economic system. The recent labeling of “essential employees” during quarantine highlights the indispensability of certain jobs

Online Townhall: Sat. March 28 4pm (PDT) 7pm (EDT)

March 23, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic Their System Can’t Protect Us The coronavirus (COVID-19) has already led to a global catastrophe with 353,692 infected and 15,430 dead (3/23/2020), with the rest of the world’s population still threatened with infection. The response of most

The U.S. Border Crisis: A Crisis of the Capitalist System

September 19, 2019

download .pdf The capitalist system has created an international crisis of displaced people due to a convergence of factors. The global economic crisis is now coupled with accelerating ecological disasters and intensified military conflicts. In 2018 there were an estimated

Kamran Nayeri: The Crisis of Civilization and How to Resolve It

November 6, 2018

Revolutionary University October 2018 An Introduction to Ecocentric Socialism The world is in the midst of profound social and planetary crises, which threaten humanity and much of life on Earth: Catastrophic climate change, the Sixth Extinction, and nuclear holocaust. Why

Capitalism is the Problem

June 14, 2018

We live in a time of extreme contradictions. On the one hand, our civilization has eliminated smallpox, brought us cell phones, robotics, and space travel, and boasts immense resources and wealth. On the other hand, we face the worst crises

Updates from Germany and France (Revolutionary University 2017)

October 31, 2017

Revolutionary University October 2017 France: In The Streets, Workplaces, Universities, Schools & Hospitals… Everybody Hates Macron Michelle Verdier, an activist in the French Trotskyist group Fraction L’Etincelle The Myth Of The Social Democratic State and The Reality of Life in

The Fourth of July – Whose Revolution?

July 4, 2017

Fourth of July is this week and we are hearing all the calls to be patriotic. But what does it mean to be patriotic when every politician is either attacking us or useless to defend our interests? What does it

The Assault on Science is Not New – Carol Dansereau

April 20, 2017

by Carol Dansereau Originally published April 20, 2017 at Counterpunch.org We should all “March For Science” this Earth Day.  But let’s get one thing straight.  The assault on science is nothing new.  It’s been going on under Democrats and Republicans

Carol Dansereau: A Socialist Perspective on the Environment

October 25, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Why are we losing our fight for the Earth? And what will it take to win? To answer these urgent questions, we must understand what’s blocking our way forward: an economic system based on exploitation of

Joel Beinin: Workers and the Uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt

October 25, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Joel Beinin, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University and author of the recent book “Workers and Thieves” will discuss the struggles of the working classes and unemployed in Egypt and

Our Role In Transforming The World (audio)

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Activists in Speak Out Now present a revolutionary socialist perspective on the challenges and choices we all confront today.

Harriet Fraad: How Capitalism Shreds Our Personal Lives

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Harriet Fraad is a licensed mental health counselor and hypnotherapist in private practice in New York City. She has been an activist in the feminist movement and the journal Rethinking Marxism. For 40 years, she has

Richard D. Wolff: Crisis – It’s How Capitalism Works

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Richard Wolff, Marxist professor of economics, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the New School University, New York City.

The Future is Socialism

August 20, 2016

The functioning of capitalism, its ceaseless quest for ever-greater profit, the engine of the entire global economy, is at the center of every major problem human society faces today: from wars and violence and ecological decay to economic crises and

The Environmental Crisis – The Problem is Capitalism

June 22, 2016

download illustrated PDF of this pamphlet Contents Fighting For Our Planet – Fighting For A Future (April, 2014) Destruction of the Environment – A Ticking Time Bomb (April, 2014) Fracking – Another Sign of an Insane System (April, 2014) Keystone

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