Monthly Archives: January 2021

BOURGEOIS DEMOCRACY VERSUS FASCISM? – 2

In part one of ‘Bourgeois Democracy versus Fascism?’ the general case was made that Fascism was a political means of merging capitalism’s intrinsic economic authoritarianism, with its social/public level of authoritarianism and by recruiting sufficient numbers of citizens was able … Continue reading

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BOURGEOIS DEMOCRACY VERSUS FASCISM? – 1.

In the wake of recent events in the US, the contest between the Democratic and Republican Parties is being described by many commentators as a dualistic struggle between Democracy and Fascism. Once again the political viewpoint takes surface appearances as … Continue reading

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TRUMP AND THE CAPITOL INVASION.

No one should have been surprised that in January 2021, an armed group marched to the US Capitol and entered the building by various routes. For in this case, it had been more than hinted at. The preparation for this … Continue reading

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POLITICS, POPULISM & POLITICAL POWER.

To understand what is now taking place at the social and political levels of most capitalist countries (for example the January 2021 storming of the US Capitol building) it is essential to comprehend and monitor the economic level. This is … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 30.

Lock-down: Third time lucky? On Monday evening 4th January 2021, Boris Johnson, like a modern day ‘Grand Old Duke of York’, ordered his bemused and exhausted British citizens to march up the steep hill of lock-down for a third time. … Continue reading

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