More capitalism for Chinese ‘Communist’ Party

Originally posted on Systemic Disorder:
A deeper integration into the world capitalist system appears to be the goal of the Chinese Communist Party, a decision obscured but not occulted by the ritual “all hail the party” slogans littering the “communiqué” the party issued following this month’s much anticipated planning meeting. Nonetheless, the gradually mounting contradictions…

Gentrification of Atlanta Continues

By Cameron McWhirter | Photographs by Dustin Chambers for The Wall Street Journal ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms recently delivered an odd message for a leader of a city whose name has become synonymous with growth. “I told them, ‘If you live on the Westside of Atlanta, do not sell your property right now,’ ” she […]

The Bond Of Poverty

Today, while the ruling class works tirelessly to separate and divide across racial lines, and as the social fabric that is pinned down by the capitalist order continues to crumble, and as the hopes of the poor flow faster and stronger into a pre-packaged containment of ruling class narrative, we all must be increasingly diligent […]