“Moving Beyond Capitalism” conference works to build more humane world

By Paul Krehbiel "The capitalist class is in a serious crisis without solution," said David Schweikart at the Moving Beyond Capitalism conference in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, organized by the Center for Global Justice (July 30-Aug. 5, 2014).  "But there is a solution," he said, "economic democracy, democratic socialism."  Over 200 people from 15 countries discussed how to make this happen. Chronic high unemployment, depressed wages and benefits, cuts in social services, growing inequality and repression, and social and political resistance are endemic to nearly all [...]