Stories about Capitalism

We don’t need to ‘get back to work’

COVID-19 crisis is a chance to rebuild our economy around caregiving, working less, and combatting climate change.

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Facial recognition technology is a frightening threat to our civil liberties -- and government and corporations are starting to use it without adequate controls.

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

With a government-run medical system, the island has contained the virus to a tiny fraction of the cases in the US.

What’s the future for bars and restaurants? A new podcast digs in

Longtime expert Marcia Gagliardi AKA tablehopper's 'On the Fly' documents the scene's momentous changes—and hopes.

Screen Grabs: Great new docs, from global inequality to SF thrash metal

Johnny Cash's wife, Guatemalan genocide, the unassuming couple behind LA's notorious adult bookstore, more

Letter to the Editor: ‘Ceci n’est pas une guillotine’

Is rent extraction really an 'essential service'? And where is the relief for commercial and residential tenants?

Will COVID kill capitalism?

Maybe not immediately -- but the radical redistribution of this moment won't be forgotten.

Saving money by not going out for coffee? Here’s where you can donate it

A few dollars goes a long way with grassroots groups that need help.

Foreign Correspondent: Here comes the recession

The current recession was triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But after 11 years of economic boom, a capitalist bust was inevitable. And it’s being...

Who’s to ‘blame’ for our failures to respond to this crisis?

Consider the corporate execs and the politicians who bowed to their wishes for 'efficiency' and higher profits over preparedness and human needs.