Category Archives: Marx

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR KARL!

This month, two hundred years ago, (actually on 5 May 1818), Karl Marx was born. And as is usual on any date connected with Marx, a spate of articles by so-called ‘experts’ appeared in periodicals and papers assessing Marx’s contribution … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY-HUMANISM (Part 2)

In ‘Revolutionary-Humanism (Part 1)’ evidence was provided to establish two important facts that are fundamental to Marx’s analysis of the problems facing humanity. The first thing to be established was that Marx implicitly and explicitly (in the 1844 Manuscripts in … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY-HUMANISM. (Part 1)

When Karl Marx articulated his view of the humanist purpose of ‘communism’ in 1844, he could not have anticipated that so few people – many of whom would later claim to be following in his footsteps – would simply not … Continue reading

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THE ECONOMICS OF IMMIGRATION.

Any attempt to understand the current political, social or cultural turmoil caused by immigration which does not include the capitalistic economic motive in its analysis, will remain incomplete and distorted. In most, if not all, the more recent media discussions … Continue reading

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH SOCIALISM?

The capitalist mode of production has always attracted criticism, predominantly for its effects upon the poor, the underprivileged and the working classes. The unremitting greed of those who accumulate prodigious wealth directly or indirectly through their connections with capitalist production … Continue reading

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SECTARIANISM IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR – 2.

Revolutionary illusions and delusions. Despite the fact that many participants in the Spanish Civil War were convincedĀ  they were engaged in an anti-capitalist revolution, the reality as it unfolded in the 1930’s, demonstrated something different. Events proved in 1930’s Spain … 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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