Tag Archives: neo-liberalism

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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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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WHITHER THE NATION-STATE?

Whether we consider the multifarious problems in Greece, Spain and other countries, or the emergence of radical Islam (as with ISIL), the continuing 21st century economic crisis of the capitalist mode of production has undoubtedly produced a profound political crisis … Continue reading

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THE DIALECTICS OF DISCONTENT.

The past and present atrocities committed by the advanced capitalist countries of UK, Europe and North America are now being matched, but not yet exceeded, by those of the militant Islamists in Syria and Iraq and the equally militant fundamentalist … Continue reading

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MILITANT PATRIARCHY AT WAR – AGAIN!

The recent advances by the armed forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) further into Iraq and the subsequent skirmishes, has at last demonstrated what has long been clear. It is that militant patriarchy in the … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM AND FASCISM.

Those who have been led to believe that the western ‘Allied’ countries who fought the Second World War were fighting to end Fascism, must be puzzled by recent events in the Ukraine.  For in the last few months politicians in … Continue reading

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