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BEGINNERS GUIDE 9.

On the Nation-State. The term ‘state’ (or nation-state) is generally used to designate the various institutions, (parliaments, assemblies, legal bodies and enforcement agencies) created to govern countries. In every mode of production, representatives of the dominant class, along with their … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE 8.

On Beneficial Association and Symbiosis. There is a common, pro-capitalist distortion of what occurs in nature and society. A presumption exists that it is natural for elites to dominate and for the strong to rule the weak. However, not all … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE – 7.

On Alienation and Addiction. Previous beginners guides focused upon the economic structure and the ecological effects of capitalist societies. However, there are effects classed as emotional and psychological problems, which are actually bio-chemical body reactions to various stresses caused by … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE 6.

On Past and Present Labour. It cannot be surprising that advocates of capitalism assert that economic production is totally dependent upon the investment of capital. Well, they would, wouldn’t they? However, that opinion advertises the superficial thinking among such apologists. … Continue reading

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SUPPORT THE KURDS!

Was anyone really surprised that Donald Trump, the current President of the USA removed military assets from North Syria, whilst sending more to Saudi Arabia? I wasn’t, because I didn’t buy President Trumps assertion that he wanted to disengage from … Continue reading

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“HOW DARE YOU!”

A tribute to the Greta Thunberg generation. “How dare you!” These are the words that rang out from the voice of 16 year old Greta Thunberg at the recent (September 2019) Youth Climate Summit. Her words were being hurled at … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE – 5.

On capitalist Colonialism and Imperialism. Undoubtedly, colonisation and Imperial conquest occurred during the ancient Persian, Greek and later Roman civilisations. It was nothing new. However, the modern versions of these socio-economic practices need to be understood within the evolution of … Continue reading

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