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Dysfunction and disintegration. In the 21st century, the capitalist mode of production more and more resembles a science-fiction dystopia – on a truly global scale. Despite the extremely functional efficiency of modern technology driven by the profit motive, economies, societies … Continue reading

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In a previous article [Crisis! So what else can we do?‘] I argued that among the anti-capitalist left there was much discussion of ’revolution’ and what initiatives given the developing crisis, might galvanise the masses into struggle. I asserted the … Continue reading

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In many ways the election of the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Mohamad Morsi as President of Egypt, marks something of a symbolic change in Egyptian politics. He is certainly the first ‘elected’ and also the first ‘non-military’ president since the military … Continue reading

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