Category Archives: dispossession

WHITHER THE NATION-STATE?

Whether we consider the multifarious problems in Greece, Spain and other countries, or the emergence of radical Islam (as with ISIL), the continuing 21st century economic crisis of the capitalist mode of production has undoubtedly produced a profound political crisis … Continue reading

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JEREMY CORBYN’S TEN POINTS!

It can hardly escape anyone’s attention that the British Labour Party’s leadership contest has revealed the existence of deep divisions within this party of ‘left’ reformism. In addition this contest has revealed not only the sordid personal jockeying for elevated … Continue reading

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PAST and PRESENT LABOUR.

This article is meant as a compliment to the one on Productive and Un-productive Labour and the motive for writing it is essentially the same. That is to say it’s purpose is to strip away all the complex superstructural jargon … Continue reading

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THE ‘COMFORT-WOMEN’ OF JAPAN.

For some years now there has been a campaign in Japan to publicise the ‘hidden’ history of the existence and treatment of ‘comfort-women’ during the Second World War. These were women who were mainly forced into prostitution to service the … Continue reading

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THE DIALECTICS OF DISCONTENT.

The past and present atrocities committed by the advanced capitalist countries of UK, Europe and North America are now being matched, but not yet exceeded, by those of the militant Islamists in Syria and Iraq and the equally militant fundamentalist … Continue reading

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ZIONIST CRIMES.

It may beggar belief that the Zionist State of Israel can bomb and blitz the poor un-armed citizens of Gaza, with hardly a word of condemnation from its own citizens. ‘Not in my name’ is a concept  uttered by only … Continue reading

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DISPOSSESSION! (Part 2.)

5. Colonialism/Imperialism. (Dispossession spreads across the planet.) The colonialist and imperialist stages of capital accumulation merely extended the theatre of operations for the dispossession of people from their lands and means of subsistence and/or production. Building upon the previous merchant-capitalist … Continue reading

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