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Cornel West and Richard Wolff: Marxism, Capitalism and Wage Slavery

Dandelion Salad

with Cornel West and Richard D. Wolff

GRITtv on Jul 28, 2015

A conversation about capitalism with two brilliant minds, Cornel West and Richard D.

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Politics

Minimum Wage Slavery

Tonight, I’m going to explain how anyone who makes enough to pay taxes (and does so) is subsidizing the slavery of those who do not make enough to pay taxes. 988 more words

Capitalism

Fuck the President, Fuck the Principal, Fuck the CEO

We’ve moved beyond the glorification and glamour of mere celebrities. Where Warhol made use of Hollywood pop culture icons it is now Hollywood makes idols of us all. 653 more words

Art

23 Cents an Hour? The Perfectly Legal Slavery Happening in Modern Day America

http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/23-cents-hour-perfectly-legal-slavery-happening-modern-day-america?akid=13275.275016.FgDm_T&rd=1&src=newsletter1038900&t=1

If you thought slavery was outlawed in America, you would be wrong. The 13th amendment to the Constitution states that “…Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction … .” 1,269 more words

Daily News

Support For Slavery Still Exists In America: Yes, That Slavery

When you begin to study abolitionism, you may find that certain things were not taught to you in school. You’ve probably heard that Abraham Lincoln “freed the slaves.” That’s about as far as mainstream education on the history of American slavery goes. 1,720 more words

State

Mantras of Slavery, Mantras of Freedom

Chris Hedges gets it so right in his latest piece (latest piece I’ve read, anyway) for Truthdig.  While the piece is ostensibly about the farce elections in America, Hedges can’t help but get in as many digs at the system as he possibly can (which is a good thing if you ask me).  1,129 more words

Debt Slavery

5 Simple Ways To Avoid Punching Your Boss In The Face

There comes a point in every adult’s life where you just want to punch your boss’s brains out. Or maybe just rough them up a little—one little punch wouldn’t hurt, right? 565 more words