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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