Michael Parenti: The 1% Pathology and the Myth of Capitalism


Image by Julian Stallabrass via Flickr

with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
originally published October 28, 2012
May 23, 2017

freespeechtv on May 16, 2013

“A man who steals a goose from the commons is punished, while a man who steals the commons itself is rewarded.”–unknown

Michael Parenti has authored many books such as: God and His Demons; The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People’s History of Ancient Rome; The Face of Imperialism; Dirty Truths; Blackshirts & REDS; Super Patriotism.

He’s also an unreconstructed old school anti-capitalist and liberal socialist.

Michael Parenti is an award winning, internationally known author. His most recent books are The Face of Imperialism (a critique of the U.S. global empire; 2011) and Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid’s Life (an ethnic memoir about his early life in Italian Harlem; 2013); and Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies. For further information about his work, visit his website: www.michaelparenti.org.

from the archives:

Tillerson Agrees Climate Change Is Hurting The Arctic, Contradicting Trump Admin Policies

Grand Theft Workers’ Wages by Steve Leigh

Michael Hudson: The Capitalist Way: Cheat, Lie and Steal

Capitalism: The Systematic Poverty and Exploitation of Human Beings by Finian Cunningham

If We Don’t Solve The Problem Of Economic Polarization, We’re Going To Go Into Another Dark Age by Michael Hudson

85 Billionaires and the Better Half by Michael Parenti

Mystery: How Wealth Creates Poverty in the World by Michael Parenti (2007)

13 thoughts on “Michael Parenti: The 1% Pathology and the Myth of Capitalism

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  12. That “Capitalism Can Fuck Off” banner should be present at every demonstration from now on! Great slogan, and beautiful banner! Nice work! – IWPCHI

    • I so agree. It’s one of my favorite photos and have used it several times on blog posts. All credit goes to the photographer who took the photo and of course, the protesters who made the banner.

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