Category Archives: Ecological damage.

THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC -3

Covid 19 and Capitalism. Viruses are an ancient life-form and they pre-date the capitalist mode of production by millions, if not billions of years. Yet viruses and capitalism do have something in common. A virus is a member of the … 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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THE UK ELECTIONS 2019.

The results of the December 12 (2019) UK elections came as a surprise to many and a shock to some. The collapse of the vote for the Labour Party was perhaps the most shocking as well, as the size of … 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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