Tag Archives: capitalism

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Ultimate Irony

    Sep 29, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *There is a very vocal group of conservatives in the United States that also openly avow their religious affiliation as Christian. And from the way they speak so confidently about the conservative principles and their religion you wouldn’t think there was a major contradiction. But there is. The plain truth is that Jesus did not […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: A Million Dollars and a Dream

    Apr 26, 11 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *I was watching Oprah the other day when she had on a Hollywood movie director as her guest. The guy, Tom Shadyac, has directed blockbuster movies such as Eddie Murphy’s version of The Nutty Professor and Bruce Almighty to name a couple. But despite his success and the millions of dollars he has earned, Shadyac […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: From Louis XIV to Jerry Jones

    Feb 22, 11 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Unless negotiations change dramatically in the near future, the NFL owners will lock out their players soon. And when they do most people will take the wrong side in the dispute. Approximately 500 years ago when absolute monarchs presided over their kingdoms, they decided that the best way to prove God truly favored them was […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Dark Side of Unions

    Sep 27, 10 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The origins of unions in this country are part of the story of industrialization. In fact unions were labor’s response to the advent of Robber Barons – extremely powerful capitalist entrepreneurs of the late 19th century. As such they have always been charged with ensuring that any person or company’s profit is paralleled by a […]