Michael Parenti: Does Capitalism Work? (2002)

Fuck Capitalism

Image by JustinLing via Flickr

with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Previously posted Oct. 12, 2010
September 7, 2017

buddhagem on August 07, 2007

The myth that capitalism works conveniently ignores reality. In this video, political scientist and activist Michael Parenti debunks this popular myth.


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:

Dr. Michael Parenti: Terrorism, Globalism and Conspiracy (2002) (full speech)

Labor Day: The Unknown Holiday by Walter Brasch + History of Labor Day

The Democratic Party Stands for the Socio-pathological System of Class Rule Called Capitalism by Paul Street

Jayati Ghosh: Imperialism in the 21st Century: Capitalism, Globalization, Privatization

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

Jim Keady: Behind the Swoosh (Nike) (must-see)

Plutocracy I: Political Repression in the U.S.A. + Plutocracy II: Solidarity Forever (must-see)

Plutocracy III: Class War (must-see)