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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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BOURGEOIS DEMOCRACY VERSUS FASCISM? – 3.

In parts 1 and 2, evidence was presented to demonstrate that the Fascist political form of authoritarianism, offered capitalist and pro-capitalist elites the means to merge economic authoritarianism with the state political form and add a third crucial determining element. … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 31.

.Governments; not fit for purpose. If 100,000 and 400, 000 Corona virus deaths are not enough to conclude that the Johnson Government in the UK and the Trump government in the US were not fit for purpose, then how many … Continue reading

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BOURGEOIS DEMOCRACY VERSUS FASCISM? – 2

In part one of ‘Bourgeois Democracy versus Fascism?’ the general case was made that Fascism was a political means of merging capitalism’s intrinsic economic authoritarianism, with its social/public level of authoritarianism and by recruiting sufficient numbers of citizens was able … Continue reading

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BOURGEOIS DEMOCRACY VERSUS FASCISM? – 1.

In the wake of recent events in the US, the contest between the Democratic and Republican Parties is being described by many commentators as a dualistic struggle between Democracy and Fascism. Once again the political viewpoint takes surface appearances as … Continue reading

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TRUMP AND THE CAPITOL INVASION.

No one should have been surprised that in January 2021, an armed group marched to the US Capitol and entered the building by various routes. For in this case, it had been more than hinted at. The preparation for this … Continue reading

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