The companies building the PennEast Pipeline are the parent companies of those signing up to receive a majority of gas from the pipeline. This may sound normal, but it isn’t.
When capitalism has conquered the world, where else can it expand? Not content with dominating the periphery, capitalism’s imperial project now turns inward and targets the center’s health care, infrastructure, utilities, the Post Office, and other public services and social goods.
Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) has drawn criticism from many residents after being one of 13 Democrats to break party lines and help defeat an amendment introduced partly by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) that would allow the U.S. to import cheaper drugs from other countries.
What do automation, inequality and labor have in common? How will these issues impact our future? Listen as we discuss these issues on our very first podcast.
While automation boosts productivity, that hasn’t translated into less work or increased wages for labor. Instead, it’s helping to create more work in the form of new — and largely less-fulfilling — jobs.