The Anti-Capitalist shared Labor 411’s post.
For the first time in United States History since Labor Secretary Francis Perkins urged Franklin Delano Roosevelt to include Universal healthcare in the Social Security Act of 1935 (The only plank that Francis Perkins demanded of FDR if she was to become Labor Secretary that did not get through) Full Medicare For All is starting to become a real possibility.
You are going to hear arguments from ALL Republicans and many Democrats that “Capitalist Market based Solutions are best”
This is erronious to anyone who understands the history of Capitalism and has read Economist Micheal Hudson, the original Classical Economists like Adam Smith said that you needed to get rid of the Parasetic element in the economy for it to work efficiently.
All “For-Profit” Insurance of any type is parasetic because it drains income from Workers and Firms into the pockets of Idlers that do nothing.
A Publically funded system through Taxation is much more efficient as there is no profit motive.
The National Labor Relations Board claims Tesla illegally tried to stop employees from unionizing at the Fremont plant.
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Hillary Clinton Supporters Reeling After Bombshell Revelation That She Used Black Prison Labor As First Lady of Arkansas – Atlanta Black Star
Things like this are why Clinton lost, not sexism. Sure sexism played a part in her loss which shouldn’t be overlooked, but she lost on issues.
Privatizing prisons, slashing the social safety net, deregulating banks and corporations, catering to corporate America, “tough on crime” policies, spreading fracking across the globe, “free trade” deals that decimated the middle class, and war mongering to rival Dick Cheney is the Clinton legacy. No amount of whitewash could cover the strings of corporate America that held Clinton up. This is why she lost.
Social media erupted Tuesday, June 6, after excerpts from Hillary Clinton’s 1996 book “It Takes a Village” revealed that she employed Black inmates while s