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Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story comes home to the issue he’s been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives...
Capitalism Is Just a Story - Rise Up and Create a New One
How many of us have a sneaking suspicion that something pretty fundamental is going wrong in the world? We keep hearing about the potentially devastating consequences of...
Capitalism Is The Crisis (2011)
This documentary explains the nature of capitalist crisis, visits the protests against austerity measures, and recommends revolutionary paths for the future.
Capitalism Has a Metaphor - It's a Cancer
My mother died of cancer five years ago. While most of the cells in her body grew and reproduced at a rate that merely kept her alive, there were a few rogue cells that mutated...
Capitalism Will Eat Democracy Unless We Speak Up
Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance...
Capitalism Killing You? Income Sharing Could Save Our Lives
“Being poor is hoping the toothache goes away,” Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi wrote in a personal blog post over a decade ago. “Being poor is a heater in only one room...
Capitalism and Mental Health: How the Market Makes Us Sick
Far from being a far-fetched pipe dream that human beings could never live under, pockets of anarchistic self-activity are what keep us sane in a profoundly insane world. This...
Capitalism: A Love Story (trailer)
Two years after his last critique of the nation’s governing bodies in 2007’s ‘Sicko,’ agitprop documentarian Michael Moore is back with a new movie — and this time, his target...
Capitalism Hits the Fan: Richard Wolff on the Economic Meltdown (2008)
With breathtaking clarity, renowned University of Massachusetts Economics Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was...
Capitalism Is Failing, and It's Time to Panic
The neoliberalist capitalist model has resulted in civil wars and economic disaster, and it’s only going to get worse. Unless, Paul Mason argues, we take advantage of the...
Capitalism & Other Kids' Stuff (2005)
Capitalism and Other Kids' Stuff tries to find answers to why we live the way we do and considers possible alternatives.  Created on one freezing Saturday afternoon in a...
Capitalism, Class & Class Struggle - an Introduction for (Ex)Dummies
Capitalism is presented as a 'natural' system, formed a bit like mountains or land masses by forces beyond human control, that it is an economic system ultimately resulting...
Capitalism: A Good Word for a Bad Thing
The Freeman editor Sheldon Richman, speaking at George Mason University, raised the question of just what mainstream libertarians mean when they call a country “capitalist.” ...
Capitalism Can't Be "Less Greedy" - the Greed Is Baked In
More people lately are identifying capitalism as the underlying cause of our current global troubles and crises. That’s certainly positive: the first step toward cure is a...
Capitalism Will Save the Planet
Filter-free news & resistance updates via the Stimulator.* This week: 1. North Pole Freakout 2. Global Warming Greening the Planet 3. Obama’s strip tease 4. Dick...
Capitalism and the TPP: A Kinder, Gentler Totalitarianism
Corporate propaganda has convinced the populace that government alone is to blame for our problems, rather than recognizing the complete fusion of corporate power and...
Capitalism's Stormy Sea
Richard Swift begins his journey through political alternatives to capitalism by looking at the nature of the beast they seek to oppose.
Capitalism & Other Kids' Stuff
Published on 19 Jul 2014 DVD produced by the Socialist Party (SPGB) in 2005. 'Capitalism & Other Kids Stuff' offers an answer as to why we live the way we do, and what our...
Capitalism and the Prison Industrial Complex
Clip from the documentary Visions of Abolition, which was designed as a teaching tool to expand knowledge about the history of the prison industrial complex and the prison...
Capitalism and Other Kids' Stuff
Capitalism and Other Kids' Stuff powerfully debunks the myth that a so-called immutable 'human-nature' prevents our transition to a society of abundance and free-access for...
Socialism Means Abolishing the Distinction Between Bosses and Employees
Regulated private capitalism. State capitalism. Socialism. These three systems are entirely different from each other. We need to understand the differences between them to...
How to Be an Anticapitalist Today
Anticapitalism isn’t simply a moral stance against injustice — it’s about building an alternative.
The Capitalism Tribunal
At the 'Capitalism Tribunal' in Vienna, citizens from across the world are invited to prosecute or defend capitalism. The charges are then transferred from the digital sphere...
The Role of Anti-Establishment "Conspiracy Theories"
In recent years, populist explanations for world events have become common and often taken the form of anti-establishment conspiracy theories. The contradiction between how...
Moyers & Company:  This Economist Will Blow Your Mind
Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill Moyers to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism's wake, and discusses how to battle for economic justice. A noted professor...
The Future Candidate
Politics, they say, is the art of compromise. Candidates, in order to succeed, have to soften their views. Candidates have to make their views more palatable to the general...
Why the Wage Labor System Is Inherently Exploitative
“A fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work” has been the motto of the mainstream labor movement since at least the beginning of the 20th century. On the face of it, this general...
Marx Was Right: Five Surprising Ways Karl Marx Predicted 2014
There's a lot of talk of Karl Marx in the air these days – from Rush Limbaugh accusing Pope Francis of promoting "pure Marxism" to a Washington Times writer claiming that New...
The Invention of Capitalism: How a Self-Sufficient Peasantry was Whipped Into Industrial Wage Slaves
“…everyone but an idiot knows that the lower classes must be kept poor, or they will never be industrious.” —Arthur Young; 1771 Our popular economic wisdom says that...
42 Ways to Build a Liberated Society Beyond Capitalism
It is time to try to describe, at first abstractly and later concretely, a strategy for destroying capitalism. At its most basic, this strategy calls for pulling time, energy...
Revolution and American Indians: “Marxism is as Alien to My Culture as Capitalism”
The following speech was given by Russell Means in July 1980, before several thousand people who had assembled from all over the world for the Black Hills International...
The End of Capitalism Has Begun
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The...
Yes, There Is An Alternative to Capitalism: Mondragon Shows the Way
There is no alternative ("Tina") to capitalism? Really? We are to believe, with Margaret Thatcher, that an economic system with endlessly repeated cycles, costly bailouts for...
The Mental Disease of Late-Stage Capitalism
I’ve been talking with a lot of my friends recently — in private where they felt comfortable letting their guard down — about the dirty little secret no one is supposed to talk...
The Iron Fist Behind the Invisible Hand: Capitalism As a State-Guaranteed System of Privilege
The empirically definitive critique of our economic system since its beginning to the present day.
This Is How Globalized Capitalism Operates Today
The history of wage struggle in Cambodia is a case study for the history of global capitalism as a whole. Here's how it works: Multi-national corporations exploit workers in...
Dreaming Beyond Capitalism: a Culture Without Fear
In the 1990s an unusual encounter took place in the Ecuadorian Amazon. In plant rituals, shamans of the Achuar, a tribe living in pristine forest that had never been in touch...
Pope Francis: Capitalism Is 'Terrorism Against All of Humanity'
Pope Francis argues that modern economy's worship of 'god of money' leads to disenfranchisement and extremism
Five Dangerous Thoughts about Capitalism
Our system of modern capitalism is just one story; it is not the only one there is. It’s not inherent within us. It isn’t some inevitable expression of predefined Human Nature...
Beyond Extinction - Transition to Post-Capitalism is Inevitable
In Margaret Atwood’s powerful essay [It’s Not Climate Change — It’s Everything Change] on the reality of climate change — and its implications for the future of oil-dependent...
The Pain You Feel Is Capitalism Dying
I know it hurts — but what you are feeling (alongside millions of others) is the natural consequence of late-stage capitalism.
THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE: Climate Change, Capitalism & Community (trailer)
Climate change is taking place. Will we have the wisdom to survive? The film features thought leaders and activists in the realms of science, economics and spirituality. The...
Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison State
Our national conversation on race and crime is based on a fiction. It is the fiction that the organs of internal security, especially the judiciary and the police, can be...
This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs the Climate
The video for Naomi Klein's new book captures the truth that must be told: "Our economic model is waging a war against all life on Earth." For more information, tour dates, or...
Stephen Hawking Says We Should Really Be Scared of Capitalism, Not Robots
According to world famous physicist Stephen Hawking, the rising use of automated machines may mean the end of human rights – not just jobs. But he’s not talking about robots...
Seeing Wetiko: on Capitalism, Mind Viruses, and Antidotes for a World in Transition
What if we told you that humanity is being driven to the brink of extinction by an illness? That all the poverty, the climate devastation, the perpetual war, and consumption...
Why Advocates of Freed Markets Should Embrace "Anti-Capitalism"
Defenders of freed markets have good reason to identify their position as a species of “anti-capitalism.”[1] To explain why, I distinguish three potential meanings of...
IMF Report Admits IMF's Obsession with Capitalism Is Killing Prosperity
"By releasing this report, the IMF has shown that 'trickle-down' economics is dead; you cannot rely on the spoils of the extremely wealthy to benefit the rest of us."
Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: Could a New Economic Approach Save the Planet?
To avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, the world needs to move beyond the standard choices of capitalism or socialism. That’s the conclusion of a new report...
Is Greed All That's Wrong with Capitalism?
 Is greed all that's wrong with capitalism? No. It is not enough to attack capitalists for being greedy, although this is a common tactic. I hope to explain why in this short...