Category «Information»

Are You Misclassified?

Job misclassification seems to be increasingly plaguing our workforce. To cut down on overhead and labor costs, companies are hiring workers as independent contractors instead of employees, so they can avoid paying for equipment, insurance, paid sick leave, overtime etc. Independent contractors, which essentially means workers own their own business, are still often made to …

What is Capitalism?

Capitalism is a mode of production – a totality of social relations that shapes how the society as a whole reproduces itself, how we all meet our needs, how we get from one day to the next. There are different modes of production, distinguished from one another by what drives the economy. This economic foundation …