"…what better way to parlay economic wealth into political, social, and cultural capital, to turn money into power? What better way for usurers to use a minuscule percentage of their profits to run the world? How else would Bill Gates, who admittedly knows a thing or two about computers, find himself designing education, health, and agriculture policies, not just for the US government but for governments all over the world?"
— Capitalism: A Ghost Story
"A worker is a worker, whether in prison or not, and a group of workers is a union, whether recognized by the state or not. Incarcerated workers are some of the most exploited in the United States. We are doing everything we can do to support them, and call on all people of conscience in this country to join this movement to end the New Jim Crow and abolish the prison industrial complex"
— Jim Faulkner, Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee member (via jointheiww)
"Thirty-two hours of higher quality work is better than 40 hours of lower quality work"
— The story of a company that has a four-day work week, pays its workers a full salary and is super successful. (via think-progress)