• Against enclosure: The commoners fight back
    Against enclosure: The commoners fight back

    Articles in this series: Commons and classes before capitalism ‘Systematic theft of communal property’ Against Enclosure: The Commonwealth Men Dispossessed: Origins of the Working Class Against Enclosure: The Commoners Fight Back  by Ian Angus In 1542, Henry VIII gave his friend and privy councilor Sir William Herbert a gift: the buildings and lands of a […]

    Dossier no. 48: We will build the future: a plan to save the planet
    Dossier no. 48: We will build the future: a plan to save the planet

    The most scandalous fact of the current period is that 2.37 billion people are struggling to eat. Most of them are in developing countries, but many are in advanced industrial states.

    Why must schools stay open?
    Why must schools stay open?

    How have K-12 schools been treated by the state-corporate complex since the start of the pandemic? An analysis of federal policies leads to the conclusion that U.S. schools must be kept open at any cost for two main reasons: maintain an adequate reserve army of labor and quell the idea that any alternative (e.g., less work and publicly compensated costs of living) is possible.

    The U.S. is intentionally strangling Venezuela
    The U.S. is intentionally strangling Venezuela

    The consequences of the current U.S. sanctions regime, and collusion with the Venezuelan opposition, have been devastating for the Venezuelan people. Against a suffocating embargo and corrupt bureaucracy, the revolution will survive only if the grassroots reinvent it.

    Tariq Ali: ‘Democracy is largely a set of rituals now’
    Tariq Ali: ‘Democracy is largely a set of rituals now’

    "There is no socialist blueprint. If you think there is a socialist blueprint, then you will only be a utopian. The formation of economic policies has to be done with the collaboration of those on whose behalf you are going to change structures."

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