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BEGINNERS GUIDE – 22

Understanding Socio-Economic Forms. The complexity of modern human societies is such that most people do not fully understand how they function at a universal economic level. Confusion is therefore understandable. However, complexity in general becomes easier to grasp when underlying … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON THE 2020-2021 PANDEMIC.

  By clicking on the link below I am assured (by google help) that access to a detailed document entitled ‘Revolutionary-Humanist Reflections on the 2020-2021 Covid19 Pandemic’, will be obtained. The document contains numerous condensed weekly or monthly comments covering … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE – 21.

(Beginners Guide to Revolutionary Humanism 21.) The Bourgeois World View. In the 20th century, the French word bourgeoisie was often used to refer to the European capitalist and pro-capitalist class in general. It was this class that during the 17th … Continue reading

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POLICING AND PREJUDICE.

The decades (or centuries) old Caucasian prejudice against women and people of colour has again been spectacularly highlighted. In 2020, the spectacle of a US police officer immobilising George Floyd by kneeling upon his helpless body was flashed across the … Continue reading

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CONFUSION ON THE LEFT

A couple of points in recent articles demonstrated two perennial problems on the left. One was the desire for strong active government. The other was the use of quotes from Marx to support a political position that essentially contradicts Marx. … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 33.

‘Dead Epidemiologists’. By Rob Wallace. This article is not a full review of the above book, but it does contain extracts from it. Subtitled; ‘On the origins of Covid19’ it is a collaborative work by specialists in Pandemics, Agroecology, Economics … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 32.

Pills, Politics and Profit. Have you ever wondered why the capitalist influenced medical profession prefers curing ills rather than preventing them? The reason is simple. More profits can be made from injecting vaccines than from preventing viruses. More income can … Continue reading

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CLASS STRUGGLES – 2.

Recent and future class struggles. Previous to the Covid 19 pandemic, the brunt of the transfer from a welfare-state model of capitalism to the current neo-liberal model were born by the organised working classes. The export of production from Europe … Continue reading

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CLASS STRUGGLES – 1.

The origin of economic classes. A basic understanding of the economic origin of classes is of the utmost relevance to problems currently faced by humanity. It will help explain the motives and actions of modern global elites and those they … Continue reading

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GETTING BACK TO NORMAL?

Extinction. (The ‘normal’ for capitalism.) In the 21st century, the capitalist mode of production has reached a stage which has undermined humanities metabolic basis of existence. In pursuit of profit, the natural ecological, environmental and atmospheric cycles of nature and … Continue reading

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