Days of Reckoning For Capitalist Cannibalization of Its Infrastructures

This article exposes the inability of capitalists in the United States to provide the most basic resources to its population during the current waves of hurricanes. What  would be good to see is how this compared to the response of other countries – especially Cuba – to the same disasters. In addition, not mentioned here is the lack of military presence to provide aid during these storms. People in the military are trained to build and repair – not just destroy. Why weren’t they used for this national emergency?

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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