capitalism

Today is Grey but the Future Looks Black

New year, old music, from a well-known score sheet played out by... the Left. A "Left" that’s not ashamed to dress itself up in populist clothes, worn in the service of state capital on the understanding that this is the way to open up markets as a "progressive realisation of the patriotic ideal and the concept of nationhood". In the name, of course, of the people and the "concept of community" as understood by those who are ready to recite the hidden virtues of a renewed "capital-socialism".

In Absorbing Science and Technology, Capital is Digging its Own Grave

Capitalism is now undergoing a technological and scientific modernisation that is becoming a bomb ready to blow up the whole system. Humanity finds itself swept along in a vortex of technological innovations and automation.

The necessity of a moral revolution

Thoughts on the kind of moral universe we have to create in order to save the world.

A leftist history of the U.S. economy

A summary of Richard Du Boff's comprehensive history of the American economy.

The Worker and the Government - Max Stirner

Short excerpt from Stirners Unique and its Property focussing on the proletariat and its relationships with government.

The Pretension of "Class Consciousness"

A critique of "class consciousness" from an anti-Leninist perspective.

Finding Our Compass: Reflections on a World in Crisis

An 'experimental' book that touches on a wide range of topics while maintaining a grounding in left-wing philosophies.

Notes of an Underground Humanist

An idiosyncratic book inspired by the form of Nietzsche but the content of Marx.

Sorry We Missed You: Wage Slavery in the Spotlight

North or South, anyone who’s ever worked as a courier or care/support worker, or grew up in a working class nuclear family household, will have serious déjà vu watching the new Ken Loach film.

The Fall of the Berlin Wall and “The End of History”

Today (‎9/11/19) marks the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (which did not quite make its own thirtieth anniversary). It will be accompanied by the usual capitalist paeans to the wonders of democracy and the capitalist way of doing things. The following article from Communist Review 8 (later Internationalist Communist) appeared in January 1990 but has never been reproduced digitally before. It was our deeper reflection not only on the collapse of the USSR’s empire in the East but the burgeoning crisis of world capitalism as a whole