Category Archives: Finance

THE BRITISH ELECTIONS 2015.

In the weeks and months prior to the 2015 elections in Britain, there were at least six variations on the theme of re-energising the capitalist mode of production, within these troubled Islands. Each political party, from the Green Party, through … Continue reading

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BOMBS AND BOMBAST!

As was to be expected, the western political elite this month have demonstrated their complete inability to see the wood for the trees. This week the world was treated to the surreal spectacle of so-called world ‘leaders’ mounting the rostrum … 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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1914 – 1918: CAPITALISMS 1st GLOBAL WAR!

Much has already been said this year (2014), about the causes of the First World War. Its military and political personnel, their conduct, and its positive or negative outcomes have once again been extensively reviewed. Such was the scale of … Continue reading

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FINANCIAL POWER & POLITICS.

Like any other sector of bourgeois capitalist societies, the political class can and often does develop its own discrete interests and evolutionary path.  At times these political sectors can depart from the interests of the capitalist system as a whole, … Continue reading

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FLIGHT MH370! Was a dollar too much?

According to an aeronautical engineer, a dollar an hour is how much it would cost to install technology on every aircraft which would broadcast height, speed, position every hour. By this low-cost means it would have been possible to accurately … Continue reading

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THE STATE: FOR OR AGAINST?

Examining the entire spectrum of the ‘left’ reveals a multitude of sectarian differences of ideas and organisation but they are linked by one common thread of unity. That link is with regard to the continued existence of the state. From … Continue reading

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USA: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN – AGAIN!

The closing of some US government facilities during early October 2013 and the sending home of government workers reveals a number of things about bourgeois democracy and the capitalist mode of production. The most obvious thing is that the elite … Continue reading

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‘TRIPLE DIP’-STICKS. (et al)

This week, (ending 27 April) newspapers and TV media have been full of rose-tinted chatter concerning the UK statistical office quarterly announcements. Apparently a ‘triple dip recession’ has been avoided. Bravo! We are all supposed to cheer. The three stooges … Continue reading

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THE UN-BEAUTIFUL GAME.

Shirt-pulling, tripping, elbowing, foot-stamping, punching, kicking, holding, cheating, studs-up leg attacks, racial abuse – and that’s only on the pitch! Now ‘biting’ has been added to the ‘professional fouls’ incorporated into the self-styled beautiful game. Off the pitch, punching, racist … Continue reading

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