Category Communism

“No social order ever disappears before…

“No social order ever disappears before all the productive forces for which there is room in it have been developed; and new, higher relations of production never appear before the material conditions of their existence have matured in the womb of the old society.” — Karl Marx: From The Preface To “A Contribution To The […]

The People’s Assembly – Saturday 22 June 2013 9am – 5pm #PplsAssembly

If you’re attending or following updates from The People’s Assembly (which, interestingly, seems to be titled “The People’s Assembly Against Austerity” rather than having a wider scope like, “The People’s Assembly Against Capitalism. Fascism and Imperialism“), please consider the following: People’s Assemblies will work only when people’s assemblies collectively own and control the means of […]

David Harvey’s Porto Alegre Lecture on ‘A Companion to Marx’s Capital, Volume 1′ in Porto Alegre

“David Harvey visited Brazil for an international seminar on Marx. This is the lecture he gave in Porto Alegre on March 15, 2013 on the publication of the Brazilian edition of his “A Companion to Marx’s Capital, Volume 1″, by Boitempo. With activities extending through three months and six Brazilian cities, the seminar featured Slavoj […]

Muammar Gaddafi and Hugo Chavez in Gaddafi's Bedouin Tent

Recollections of my life: Mu’ummar Qaddafi

An oft-uttered phrase regarding the world’s dominant system of global operation, capitalism, since at least the days of Margaret Thatcher is, “There is no alternative.”  That, of course, is a lie and uttered only by regressive individuals that seek to preserve the private privilege, wealth and profit of the few, attributes obtained through ongoing oppression […]