Elite Cooperation

Perhaps ever since C. Wright Mills, we know the elite recognizes one another. It does so from the self-assigned but also lofty position they have been allowed to occupy in society. In general, the elite accepts...

The politics of France’s yellow vests

In 2018, the new social movement of the Yellow Vests or Gilets Janues emerged in France as a populist grassroots protests. It began on 17th November 2018 and ended 1st May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting COVID-19...

Capital, Profits and Wages in 2021

Long before Karl Marx and Jenet Yellen, some might have suspected that there are three elements that define the core of capitalism. These are, of course, capital. But capitalism is also a system that is defined...

Covid-19 and global working conditions

By June 2021, the world of work had changed because of the Coronavirus pandemic. We have seen about 180 million Coronavirus cases and almost four million deaths. The Coronavirus pandemic has not only caused death and misery...

Warren Buffett’s class war

In the year 2006, none other than Warren E. Buffett, the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway   ̶  currently valued at $80bn  ̶  said in a New York Times interview, There’s class warfare, all right, but...

What is Trumpism?

Donald Trump's politics became an –ism when he and his disciples converted what Trump does into a distinctive doctrine or cause. In 2016, The Hill argued that Trumpism has four ingredients: celebrity; nativism that reaches...

University Spiralists and Aca-Zombies

As in many places where the ideology of neoliberalism holds sway, universities have been contaminated with the self-invented business imperatives of neoliberalism. For the better part of the last forty years, the conversion of universities...