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Elon Musk is a shithead

Musk’s supporters might respond that, in contrast to most other members of his class, he is a “self-made” man, who built his US$36 billion fortune through hard work and a visionary entrepreneurial spirit. This is bullshit. Musk, like Trump, comes from a highly privileged background.

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Facing the ecosocial crisis: Is a socialist planning of the economy feasible?

The current ecological and social crisis, a crisis which has seen its effects increased by a public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, is a crisis which raises serious concerns over environmental sustainability and social polarization and which has a fundamental cause: the blind logic pursued by our economy system, where everything is secondary […]

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President Donald J. Trump and Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, June 29, 2019, at the G20 Japan Summit, Osaka, Japan. Photo credit: The White House / Flickr

Pandemic: How big banks and big AG share blame

Here in the U.S., agribusiness lines up with pharmaceutical and military contractors in terms of being a political force to be reckoned with and, in effect, help run the country. Their needs are protected so that these pathogens have the best lawyers on the planet.

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