• | Agroecology establishes a sustainable relationship of crops to the environment | MR Online

    On Covid and the plague of Capital

    Industrial agriculture, habitat destruction, global commodity chains and the travel network have set up this perfect storm of conditions, not just for COVID, but also for future pandemics.

  • | The Increasingly Impossible Middle Class | MR Online

    The increasingly impossible middle class

    IN 2010 THE Commerce Department prepared data for the Obama administration’s Middle Class Task Force, headed by Vice President Joe Biden. Sidestepping knotty problems–see below–of just who was middle class, part of their study proposed a host of expectations that a middle class family would hold.