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The official death toll from the April collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which housed clothing factories, has now passed 1,100. How exactly will the staggering costs of that overwhelming tragedy be figured? Will they count as part of capitalism’s contribution to economic development across Asia, Africa, and Latin America?Leer más0 Comentarios
Gigantismo imperial y decadencia del planeta Tierra Se extendía desde el Caspio al Mar Báltico, desde el centro de Europa a las Islas Kuriles en el Pacífico, de Siberia a Asia Central. Su arsenal nuclear incluía 45.000 ojivas y sus fuerzas armadas tenían cinco millones de soldados bajo las armas. No había existido nada parecido en [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
Over 900 dead, Lessons for Africa INTRODUCTION With the death toll now over 900 in the wake of the collapse of the textile factory in Bangladesh, there are newspapers and financial newssheets all over the world decrying this event as a ‘disaster’ and the ‘deadliest industrial accidents ever.’ However, the sweatshop conditions for billions of workers around [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
Imperial Gigantism and the Decline of Planet Earth It stretched from the Caspian to the Baltic Sea, from the middle of Europe to the Kurile Islands in the Pacific, from Siberia to Central Asia. Its nuclear arsenal held 45,000 warheads, and its military had five million troops under arms. There had been nothing like it in Eurasia since [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
The failure of gun legislation in the Senate tells us we weed to fight for our democracy The recent defeat of gun buyers’ background check legislation in the Senate—legislation backed by an almost unimaginable 90% of the American public—has been taken as a somber day in the history of American democracy. We’ve been having a lot [...]Leer más1 Comentario