Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mass resistance is our next step

British politics has yet to attain the same pitch as the current turmoil in other parts of Europe, but that does not mean the processes are essentially different. Here too an illegitimate government seeking to impose continuous rounds of brutal … Continue reading

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Europe’s forgotten people

In spring last year fascist paramilitary gangs roamed several Hungarian villages with dogs and whips following anti-Roma marches in “defence of ethnic Hungarians”. The vile extremist organisation “Movement for a Better Hungary”, better known as Jobbik, organised the marches; Jobbik … Continue reading

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Radical Economics

by Eric Shechter We’re in big trouble. Apathy and cynicism paralyze us, wars and sweatshops torment us, the economy is heading toward another plunge, and now ecocide has come to finish us off. Already floods, droughts, and food prices are increasing, … Continue reading

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Capitalism and crime are strange bedfellows

The capitalist class possesses a complex relationship with crime, as can be seen from a cursory glance at the mainstream media. Newspapers dutifully condemn criminality, but they also delight in crime stories; television and films suffer from this same contradiction. … Continue reading

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We Follow the Blind Over the Cliff. We Make War on Ourselves.

by Chris Hedges Cultures that endure carve out a protected space for those who question and challenge national myths. Artists, writers, poets, activists, journalists, philosophers, dancers, musicians, actors, directors and renegades must be tolerated if a culture is to be … Continue reading

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