Think something has changed since the sweatshops, factories, and piecework jobs of the early 20th century?
The question here wasn’t if the building was going to collapse, but when, and how many workers would be trapped when it did.
Carney powerfully argues that the “red market” traffics in the commodification of bodies, their parts, and their fluids in a world that has increasingly relied on black market commodities to create and maintain flows of capital to the already-wealthy at the direct expense of some of the poorest and most disadvantaged people across the globe.
Protecting land for recreation became more important than protecting people’s bodies.
We need an ideological framework that rejects fundamentalist free-market capitalism in favor of a more just world.
For the Tea Party, however, it is undoubtedly better to have the devil you know.
How long will the American electorate allow business and government to ignore their interests without reacting violently?
Not since World II has spam had such a steady string of profits. Their employees are often offered overtime shifts to provide this low cost “canned meat” to the public.