Category Archives: Revolutionary-Humanist theory

BEGINNERS GUIDE 8.

On Beneficial Association and Symbiosis. There is a common, pro-capitalist distortion of what occurs in nature and society. A presumption exists that it is natural for elites to dominate and for the strong to rule the weak. However, not all … 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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BEGINNERS GUIDE – 5.

On capitalist Colonialism and Imperialism. Undoubtedly, colonisation and Imperial conquest occurred during the ancient Persian, Greek and later Roman civilisations. It was nothing new. However, the modern versions of these socio-economic practices need to be understood within the evolution of … 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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RECURRING PROBLEMS IN EUROPE.

Over the past decade or more the core nations within the European Union, have been in, or close to a terminal economic and social crisis. Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and the UK, are among the worst effected, but these are … Continue reading

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OPIUM OF THE PEOPLE.

The title of this article is an extremely well-known extract from a criticism of religion by  Karl Marx. On the basis of much of the left confusion and error with regard to a contemporary problem of considerable magnitude, I think this … Continue reading

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LEGITIMACY and AUTHENTICITY.

Over recent weeks there has been a torrent of claims and counter-claims by various pro-capitalists and their supporters of what is authentic and legitimate with regards to community self-organisation and voting in elections or referendums. For example, Spain’s Government declared … Continue reading

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