capitalism

Against mirror world: fascists were not socialists

Black Book of Communism

A couple of excerpts from the work of scholars of fascism against the notion that the fascists were socialists.

Worker Cooperatives and Revolution: History and Possibilities in the United States

This book, published in 2014, attempts to bring Marxism and the solidarity economy together in both theory and practice.

The necessity of a moral revolution

Peter Kropotkin

Reflections on the moral transformation that has to occur, and that we can expect will occur in the coming decades.

The American oligarchy

Wall Street

A review of a book that investigates the moral rot corroding U.S. society from the top down.

Syriza 2018: a Blast from the Past

A brief reminder. In January 2015 Paul Mason proclaimed on his Twitter account: "come to Athens – the revolution is happening". It is 2018 now, and three years later it is Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, who is ecstatic: "You did it! Congratulations to Greece and its people on ending the programme of financial assistance." What happened?

Our passive society

People watching TV

A short history of how our society became so rife with collective passiveness.

Imprisoned for a day: a personal reflection

A jail cell

Your perspective on the world changes from inside a jail cell.

To see the Holocaust in a grain of sand

The Holocaust

Thoughts on the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust

The Holocaust

Some reflections on the capitalist roots of the Holocaust.

On "Bullshit Jobs"

This is a review of David Graeber's book "Bullshit Jobs."