The Future of Work (Part 2) – working long and hard
In the first post of my Future of Work series, I looked at the impact of working from home and remote work which has mushroomed since the COVID pandemic.
How the U.S. came to dominate Haiti: seizing the gold
The Banque Nationale d’Haiti (BNH) was housed in a whitewashed, two-story colonial building at the corner of rues Ferou and Américaine in the downtown business district of Port-au-Prince.v
Realism, idealism, and the deradicalization of Critical Race Theory—Rethinking The CRT Debate, Part 2
Recent debates about Critical Race Theory (CRT) have been abysmally uninformed at best and utterly inaccurate at worst. From corporate media and right-wing rags to independent left media, almost everyone has misrepresented or misunderstood the origins, histories, and theories of what is today known as CRT. This three-part series corrects these misunderstandings. Part 1 provides […]
Robbing the Soil, 2: ‘Systematic theft of communal property’
“The expropriation of the mass of the people from the soil forms the basis of the capitalist mode of production.” (Karl Marx)
Venezuela’s gangs have been turned into armed capitalist enterprises (Part II)
Criminologist Andrés Antillano examines a high-profile security operation to neutralize criminal activity in the Cota 905 district in July.
Newfoundland = New found fish
While treasure fleets carried silver to Spain, far more ships were carrying men, fish and whale oil across the North Atlantic.