WHY CAPITALISM IS KILLING US (AND THE PLANET)

Our Changing Climate Why does Capitalism cause climate change? Support this channel directly by becoming a Patreon backer: https://www.patreon.com/OurChangingCl…​ In this Our Changing Climate climate change video essay, I look at why capitalism is killing us (and the planet) by causing climate change. Specifically, I look at how capitalism’s multinationals like ExxonMobil… Continue reading

‘A Transformative, Hopeful Event’: Under Pressure, Biden Backs Covid-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver

May 05, 2021 by Common Dreams “This has a real potential to help save lives, strengthen the economy, improve international relations, and eventually end this awful pandemic.”  by Jessica Corbett, staff writer  17 Comments Demonstrators hold a rally to “Free the Vaccine,” calling on the U.S. to commit to a global… Continue reading

Be it Resolved: The Mainstream Media is Dying, and that’s OK. Matt Taibbi Debates Ben Bradlee, Jr.

In Canada’s “Munk Debates” series, a civil discussion about the future of media Matt Taibbi May 4, 2021 In April, I joined in a debate with Ben Bradlee, Jr., the estimable onetime senior editor at my hometown Boston Globe and former overseer of the prestigious Spotlight team. For movie buffs who are… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions / Petitions ~ Events, Tuesday, May 4 – Friday, May 7 (from Adrienne Fong)

Periodic posting… *** ASL interpretation – Let me know if your event needs this service .*** Please include Accessibility and ASL info in your events! And if your action is ‘child friendly’ Please post your actions on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12  See Indybay  for many other listings of events. Site for other Bay Area Events ARTICLES:… Continue reading

‘WE ARE WITNESSING A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY’: ARUNDHATI ROY ON INDIA’S COVID CATASTROPHE

It’s hard to convey the full depth and range of the trauma, the chaos and the indignity that people are being subjected to. Meanwhile, Modi and his allies are telling us not to complain by Arundhati Roy Wed 28 Apr 2021 18.50 EDT (theguardian.com)_ During a particularly polarising election campaign in… Continue reading

CVS HEALTH QUIETLY MADE MASSIVE DONATION TO DARK-MONEY GROUP FIGHTING ACCESS TO CARE

E8A sign with the CVS Health Corp. logo is seen within a CVS pharmacy store in Los Angeles on Oct. 27, 2017. Photo: Christopher Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images The pharmacy and health insurance giant gave $5 million to Partnership for America’s Health Care Future. Lee FangApril 21 2021, 9:49 a.m. (theintercept.com) IN… Continue reading