Category Archives: Anti-Capitalism

CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 14.

Predictably, the pro-capitalist elite and their echo chambers in the media are almost on the same page of the book in terms of 21st century economic and financial exploitation. The only differences between them are over how soon after Covid-19 … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 12

The Covid-19 Pandemic lock-down has made it obvious that most people can manage without a constant flow of luxury items and even many non-luxury items. However, when it comes to basics such as food, water, shelter and electricity, the matter … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 7.

For the want of…..? With each update of news since the Pandemic commenced, I have been reminded of a childhood story told to me about how a king lost a war against an invader. The story went something along the … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 6.

A world upside down. The primary target for all the financial measures taken by pandemic-struck governments has been to provide aid to industry, commerce and banking. Such ‘largesse’ is not actually to save the ‘people’ but the existing economic ‘system’. … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE 17.

On Co-operation. In guide 15, it was pointed out that in the 19th and 20th centuries, even the pro-capitalist elites were compelled to create numerous non-profit institutions and organisations. This was because private enterprises were not adequate vehicles for maintaining … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE 16.

On Extinction by extraction. When the period known as the Industrial Revolution, commenced in England during the 18th century, extraction, production and consumption of raw material and goods accelerated rapidly. Huge factories powered by steam (later by electricity) soon became … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE 14.

On Capitalist Crisis or Crises. The term ‘crisis’ appears frequently in the mainstream media, but it is rarely applied to the capitalist mode of production as a whole. With the exception of the 2008 financial crisis, it is also rare … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS GUIDE 12.

On individualism and Entitlement. Of all the inter-linked strands of pro-capitalist ideology, the stress on human individuality and entitlement within it, are perhaps the most cancerous to life on the planet. The first, (individualism) is only possible because the division … 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 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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