Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Landlord Of The Gentriflies’ By Calm. (Featuring Lee Reed and Buddha)
Calm is a hip-hop duo featuring rapper Time and producer Awareness. Time has also done engineering work for Common and is a journalist who has worked with Noam Chomsky.
Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Special Announcement’ By The Felice Brothers
The post originally appeared at Ongoing History Of Protest Songs. The Felice Brothers are a veteran folk-rock band, who throughout their career have sacrificed commercial success by sticking to their principles. They have turned down offers to work with big-name producers and resisted pressure to adopt a more mainstream sound.
The Revolutionary Socialism Of Martin Luther King Jr.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the establishment (and their media) like to celebrate MLK’s love of imperial America and centrist economic doctrine. The symbol celebrated bares little resemblance to the actual man and his ideas. There is a reason the FBI orchestrated a well-resourced campaign to destroy King that
The Policing Crisis Is Result Of ‘Class Project’ Against Workers And Poor Minorities
Gut-wrenching acts of police violence against black people were captured on video and shared widely this past week. In Minneapolis, Philando Castile was executed, and while he was dying in a car seat, his girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, narrated a Facebook livestream. In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was brutalized by police,
Queer, Muslim, And Unwelcome At The ‘New Stonewall’
My experiences of homophobia, Islamophobia, and the crushing weight of living under capitalism cannot be conveniently separated out into different issues.
The Decline of Affordable Housing Is A Crisis Of Capitalism
The bourgeoisie have only one method of responding to the housing question, and that is to solve it in such a way that the solution recreates the question.
The Problem With The Bourgeois Feminist Defense Of Hillary Clinton
After all, how distressing can the financial establishment be to those unaffected by its destruction?
Goldman Sachs Questions ‘The Efficacy Of Capitalism’
Analysts at Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s largest investment banks, questioned capitalism’s effectiveness. What did they really mean by that statement?
LISTEN: Antony Loewenstein On Rapaciousness Of ‘Disaster Capitalism’
In “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe,” Antony Loewenstein explains how multinational corporations profit from human suffering.
PREVIEW: Talk ‘Disaster Capitalism’ Live With Antony Loewenstein
On December 10 at 5pm EST, join Kevin Gosztola for a chat with Antony Loewenstein, author of “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe.”