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Western capitalism is broken - here's how to fix it - CapX

Τhe structural, fundamental factors pushing western capitalism into producing totalitarianism and war. The role of Trump and the neocons (first of three articles)

Thank you very much for your kind invitation to participate in this very interesting, I would say even intriguing conference on Marx and Marxism, held in Beijing and coinciding with the celebration of the 200 years since the birth of Karl Merx, the thinker who has contributed as nobody else to demystifying our Social Being.

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LENIN'S TOMB- Imperialism, feudal and capitalist.

On capital-imperialism: an interview with Virgínia Fontes

In her book Reflexões im-pertinentes: História e capitalismo contemporâneo published in 2005, she examined the development of capitalism and its new forms of commodification through a combination of theoretical reflection and empirical analysis. Based on the concept of expropriation, her research reflects a recovery of the critique of political economy in social theory.

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A young demonstrator holds a banner objecting to the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to the United Kingdom, in Belfast

UK anti-Trump protesters reject racism, bigotry and Xenophobia

Tens of thousands of women, men, children, LGBTIQ people, human rights advocates, Labour politicians and general citizens have poured into the streets of cities all over the United Kingdom to protest Trump’s official four-day tour Thursday. The protests have highlighted U.S. President Donald Trump’s “racist” and anti-immigrant policies.

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Base and Superstructure Relationship. Photo- Wikimedia commons

Marxism and human nature

Mainstream conceptions of human nature are rooted in the historical development of capitalism. Elaine Graham-Leigh argues that we can only understand nature through the dialectic method.

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Freedom Rider: Ocasio-Cortez and the Left

Freedom rider: Ocasio-Cortez and the left

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a living Rorschach test for leftists. Her primary win over incumbent Joseph Crowley in a New York City congressional district is impressive on many levels. But the reaction to her victory demonstrates the sad state of affairs of left wing politics in this country. The contradictory responses from people who are otherwise […]

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