Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #capitalismkills

Most recents (10)

We stand in #Solidarity with our Workers in the #Unions & this is the only way to have a say in our Working Environment by #WorkingTogether & doing a #Strike!
People like us, who've been arguing against the broken Gears & For-profit exploitation of #Capitalism, comes in to help.
We're in a #SocietalCollapse as the Full Stop & Endgame of #Capitalism's Growth has begun! We need Calls & Movements for a "Great Transition" from this broken #Dystopia where we have a #ClimateCrisis, #HousingCrisis, #Pandemic, #EvictionCrisis, #HealthcareCrisis,...
#BiodiversityCrisis, etc.
As the system focuses on #Economic Growth, #Corporate Interest & Businesses First while exploiting the #Labor who are treated like hell & not paid a #LivingWage nor anything while everything to basically live is practically an Expense under #Capitalism.
Read 27 tweets
From the very beginning, capitalism has always been drenched in exploitation, oppression, suffering, and death.

Story time...

A reading from: The “Innocence” of Early Capitalism is Another Fantastical Myth
by Pete Dolack


"The all-encompassing pervasiveness of capitalist propaganda, and the relentless dissemination of it across every conceivable media and institutional outlet, still leaves most people with a wistful idealization of some earlier, innocent capitalism"

"not yet befouled by anti-social behavior and violence or by greed."

"Such an innocent capitalism has never existed, and couldn’t."

"Horrific, state-directed violence in massive doses enabled capitalism to slowly establish itself,"

Read 11 tweets
SPECIAL ANALYSIS: This #coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the exclusion of whole subsets of the most vulnerable in our society, exemplifying the toxic mix of racism, sexism, imperialism, and capitalism that the #USA blends so well.
By: @ActivistEleanor…
A Pew Research report from last year estimates that there are some 10.5 million undocumented people in the United States. Many, if not most of these folks, find seasonal or full-time subsistence wage jobs in industries we now deem “essential.”
#RacismIsAVirus #lockdown Image
They build families, pay taxes, contribute socially, politically, and economically to their new home places. They pay billions into a system that profits doubly off their labor: by excluding these workers from any federal, state, or local assistance.
#CapitalismKills #lockdown
Read 4 tweets
A thread about the English Establishment, state psychopathy, #COVID19… and why it really matters how people in power think. 🧐✊🇪🇺🇻🇳#history #ToriesOut #resist 🦠
The popular idea of a colonial official during the British Empire days was of a paternal figure dispensing justice and spreading civilisation, as in the 1935 film “Sanders of the River” (see pic), a grossly patronising tale set in colonial #Nigeria... 😬🇳🇬 #BritishEmpire #Korda
The reality was, of course, very different. Consider the work of Charles Callwell, a British soldier with much colonial experience, pictured here on the WWI Caucasus Front as a Major-General in 1916. #Callwell #SmallWars #ColonialViolence 🇹🇷🇷🇺
Read 47 tweets

1. world's most important pollinator
2. currently disappearing at rates “consistent with a mass extinction” 3. set to be wiped out in decades
4. climate crisis largely to blame
5. pesticides wiping out populations
6. grave risk to ability of humans to feed themselves
‘We have now entered the world’s sixth mass extinction event — the biggest, most rapid global biodiversity crisis since a meteor ended the age of the dinosaurs’

Read 3 tweets

1. Antarctica is melting now
2. The Amazon tipping point is here
3. Corals are being killed now
4. Arctic feedback chaos is here
5. Insect extinction is now
6. Pollinator annihilation is here
7. Fertile soil is vanishing now

with staggering consequences for humanity.
The collapse of Antarctic ice is now irrefuckingversible.

See thread:

The collapse of the Amazon Rainforest is looking pretty irrefuckingversible as well.

Will it be on the path to total destruction by the end of the decade?

Could be...

Read 8 tweets

Pappelapapp braucht euch.
Die Frist von HPA und Bullen, das Baumhaus im Vollhöfner Wald abzubauen, endet am Mittwoch dem 23.10. um 12:00 Uhr mittags. Dass wir dem nicht nachkommen werden, versteht sich von selbst.
Deshalb braucht es euch. Je mehr Menschen im Wald sind, desto komplizierter wird die Räumung. Auch Aktionen, die die Polizei an einen anderen Orten bindet, können eine Räumung erschweren.
Kommt Mittwoch so früh wie möglich in den Vollhöfner Wald, da damit zu rechen ist, dass die Polizei versuchen wird, die Zugänge dicht zu machen. Am besten schnappt ihr euch eure Schlafsachen und kommt schon am Dienstag.
Read 10 tweets

Die folgende Pressemitteilung entspricht der Meinung der Verfasser*innen und ist nicht allgemein gültig für die gesamte Waldbesetzung.

1. HPA mächtiger als der Senat
2. Unglaubwürdige HPA und Wirtschaftsbehörde,
wir bleiben!
3. Drohende Räumung
1. HPA mächtiger als der Senat

Selbst in der parteipolitischen Landschaft gibt es eine eindeutige Mehrheit, dass der Vollhöfner Wald bleiben soll*1. Trotzdem gibt es vorerst nur ein Moratorium bis Februar 2020, in dem nicht gerodet werden soll.
Warum kann sich die Politik nicht gegenüber der HPA durchsetzen und jetzt eine langfristige Lösung und Absicherung für den Erhalt des Vollhöffner Waldes durchsetzen? Die HPA schiebt eine Entscheidung bis zu den nächsten Wahlen im Februar weiter auf:
Read 16 tweets
I just had this thought “OMG I haven’t published anything in so long! I’m a mess.”

Follow up thought: “I published a book a year ago. I’ve been promoting it ever since & working on the next one & publishing public writing. That thought is capitalism speaking, not me.”
I have to actively work to unlearn the hyper-productivity I once valued more than my own happiness or health. I have to actively resist the pressure to outpace academic #capitalism. I have to critique the system, not myself.

#academictwitter #capitalismkills #workinprogress
Addendum: Unless, of course, I am perpetuating oppressive systems & doing harm. Then, I need to critique & examine myself. But most of the time, it’s the system. 🙃
Read 3 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!