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Not rewarding virtue, talent, worthiness or hard work

  Jeff Bezos got nearly $300,000 to start a small online bookstore that was statistically unlikely to succeed (most small businesses fail within their first years). Elon Musk acquired several thousands of dollars in his first projects, and Tesla often gets subsidies in hundreds of millions of dollars from the American government. In stark contrast,Continue reading “Not rewarding virtue, talent, worthiness or hard work”

Gang Fascism: How Capital Weaponizes the Social Ills It Creates

Originally posted on Left of Left:
By Rainer Shea   In?The Peasant War in Germany, Friedrich Engels wrote: The lumpenproletariat, this scum of the decaying elements of all classes, which establishes headquarters in all the big cities, is the worst of all possible allies. It is an absolutely venal, an absolutely brazen crew. If the French workers,…