Category Archives: Marx

SECTARIANISM IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR – 2.

Revolutionary illusions and delusions. Despite the fact that many participants in the Spanish Civil War were convinced¬† 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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Capitalism versus the climate! (Book Review.)

Book Review. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING: Capitalism versus the climate! By Naomi Klein. This is quite a substantial book, well researched and comprehensive in scope. It provides an extensive review of the multifarious ecological and environmental problems created by the capitalist … Continue reading

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NAZI’S: A DOUBLE WARNING FROM HISTORY.

An interesting observation was made recently (February 2015) by Yanis Varoufakis, a senior member of the new government of Greece.¬† In wishing to fulfil the election promises of the Syriza Party to end austerity, Yanis was seeking to influence the … Continue reading

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THE TRANSITIONAL PROGRAMME.

Once recognition of the need to go beyond capital is accepted, it may seem sensible to have a programme of action which acts as a guide toward the fulfilment of such an ambitious project. Many areas of life, for example, … Continue reading

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CONTRADICTIONS IN PARIS.

The majority of those who assembled in Paris in millions on Saturday did so to protest against the two murderous atrocities committed there and to defend free speech. The symbolic phrases which dominated placards and posters was ‘Je Suis Charlie‘. … Continue reading

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ELEVEN THESES.

1. Capitalism has long outlived any historical usefulness its many advocates may have claimed. As a system of economic and social organisation it creates the following existential contradictions: Obscene extremes of poverty and wealth; continual wars over resources and markets; … Continue reading

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