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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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FUNDAMENTALISM.

In practically every part of the world, dissatisfaction with the existing neo-liberal regimes and the economic system they uphold, is being displayed. From the advanced capitalist countries, to the less-advanced ex-colonised countries, people across the globe are up in arms … Continue reading

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ANTI-CAPITALIST SECTARIANISM (Part 2)

In part 1 of the evidence base for the full characteristics of sectarianism the opinions of Marx and Engels on the phenomena were presented. In this second part I will present the views of Lenin and Trotsky. Given that both … Continue reading

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DAYLIGHT ROBBERY IN CYPRUS.

Cyprus Bank Robbery – an inside job! It used to be that large-scale bank robberies were committed by the organised criminal underground, breaking into banks, holding the bank staff at gunpoint and stealing as much cash as they could stuff … Continue reading

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ZOMBIES AND VAMPIRES.

Although they are not real economic categories, the first of the above two words, has surfaced in recent economic and financial discussions. Given this attempt to popularise complex economic phenomena, I think there is enough room to include the second. … Continue reading

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THE SUBTLE CHARACTERISTICS OF SECTARIANISM.

In a previous article (‘Sectarianism and the question of a general strike) I identified ten characteristics of sectarianism obtained from the works of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Trotsky. Despite my severe reservations concerning the Leninist and Trotskyist positions and traditions, … Continue reading

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CRISIS! SO WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO?

Among the anti-capitalist left there has been much debate of what is an appropriate course of action in the present circumstances of developing capitalist crisis. A great deal of conflict exists together with considerable impatience. Discussions and debates among the … Continue reading

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