Category Archives: Sectarianism

FASCISM: CAN IT HAPPEN AGAIN?

The term fascism has become used as a form of emotionally charged description for actions and attitudes which are seen as authoritarian and damaging to ordinary people. Fascist police, fascist ticket wardens, fascistic employers, fascist pig are expletives, among many … Continue reading

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2016. NEO-LIBERALISM – R.I.P.?

The year 2016 not only saw the deaths of a considerable number of music, film and sport celebrity millionaires, but it could also be the year when decades of neo-liberal politics finally expired. Two outstanding examples of this probable demise … Continue reading

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FAKE NEWS and POST TRUTH!!

On both sides of the Atlantic, and perhaps elsewhere, there are currently several forms of panic among the political and media elite of all persuasions. The mainstream left, right and centre politicians are now loosing their grip on political power … Continue reading

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THE INVENTION OF RACE.

Differences between human beings such as those designated as ‘racial’ and religious are again being promoted as causing most, if not all, of the problems facing contemporary society. The reason is not too difficult to fathom. The economic aspects of … Continue reading

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POLITICAL CORRECTNESS.

As with many things influenced by the capitalist mode of production, the motives for political correctness are not all what they seem. On the surface, the promoters of this strand of bourgeois ideology seem to be concerned with how people … Continue reading

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BREXIT AND THE BLAME GAME.

If the gloves were off among the economic and political elites before the counting of the referendum votes – and they were – thenĀ  there is no sign that the combatants are ready to step out of the ring. The … Continue reading

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ISLAMO-FASCISM?

It has become popular in some left circles to label Islamic movements which bomb and kill as fascist or at least fascistic in their outlook and actions. In contrast others on the left have seen Islamic fundamentalism as a chaotic … Continue reading

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