Category Archives: Critique

CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 16.

The limits of nature. The 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic has been another demonstration that the natural world has limits and that not every limit can be definitively overcome. However, this microscopic life-form has not ‘caused‘ the crisis. It merely placed a … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 15.

Despite all their previous mistakes and shortcomings around the Covid-19 pandemic, there are anxious elites around the world who wish to convince working people to go back to work – as soon as possible. They suggest that this return to … Continue reading

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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 – 13.

I suggest there are three class-based perspectives from which to view the dilemma facing key workers in the fight against Covid-19 and three related responses to their efforts. 1 The authoritarian elite perspective. This is one which nearly all governments … 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 – 11.

Of the many omissions by the elites in governments of all political persuasions during the Covid19 Pandemic, two in particular are becoming the intellectual equivalents of elephants in the room. First, is the lack of any form of apology from … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 10.

Three scenarios. Since most governments ignored medical science warnings of a coming Pandemic, most countries have fallen back on various forms of hasty Plan B’s. These have involved lock downs, citizen isolation’s and quarantines of various kinds and duration’s. The … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 9.

The hypocrisy of the economic and political elites and their middle – class supporters in the media is clearly visible if one gives attention to the statements they utter. Take for example the politically orchestrated and media amplified salute to … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 8.

Nightingale Hospitals – rhetoric and reality! Should we really congratulate the elite in the UK and elsewhere for renting empty warehouses or surplus concert venues and claiming these are new hospitals? These ‘beds in rented places’ are not to be … 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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