Are hurricanes racist? It seems like a ridiculous question, but why is it that, no matter the type of natural disaster, it seems to always affect Third World countries far more significantly than First World ones? Certainly this has been most recently exemplified by the hugely destructive tropical cyclones that slam tropical and sub-tropical regions […]

Capitalism is a system of productive relations based on the exploitation of labor, the realization of surplus value as profit, and the expansion of markets. In practical terms, all sort of behaviors and practices which are ‘irrational’ from the perspective of long-term human and ecological well-being are cultivated and sustained for the pressing end of […]