capitalism

Thoughts on the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust

The Holocaust

Some reflections on the capitalist roots of the Holocaust.

On "Bullshit Jobs"

This is a review of David Graeber's book "Bullshit Jobs."

Capitalism vs. freedom

Milton Friedman

A review of a book that systematically refutes right-wing "libertarianism." Forward this to all your libertarian friends.

The present technological revolution and the emergence of postcapitalist social relations

I will address three sets of questions:
First: is there a technological revolution, and in this case, what does it consist of?
Second: is there currently an emergence of a new type of social relations because of this revolution?
Third question: what consequences such a reality may have for a revolutionary perspective?

Skint 1.5 Smashed Avo

The smashed avo has become symbolic of a standard of living: the bundle of commodities that form the historically necessary level for the reproduction of a large swathe of the working class in the last 10 or 20 years, and which increasingly seems untenable in the future. Moralising about the spending choices of the young is thus part of a disciplinary manoeuvre aimed at increasing the acceptance for a lower standard of living: whether that lowering of standards of living happens through the apparently neutral processes of the capitalist mode of production, or from direct attacks from capitalists.

Living The Dream during Trump's Trade War

Short podcast on Trump, Trade and Capital from Living The Dream - a podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street

Against Nationalism and War!

May Day 2018 Statement of the Internationalist Communist Tendency.

What's the mess we live in - System series - Part 2

We write a 'system series' for our local working class paper WorkersWildWest. Part 1 dealt with the historical roots of the system, part 2 looks at the basic features of wage labour and exploitation. Trigger-warning: we shamelessly ignore the value-form, vulgar-Marxists that we are...

资本主义简介

Libcom.org就资本主义及其运作形式进行的简单介绍。

A brief history of the state - humanaesfera

How did the state become distinct from the castes and presented itself as a neutral entity that hovers and contrasts with a so-called civil society? What is the relation between the emergence of capitalist power over the world and the emergence of absolutist monarchies and nation-states? This short article presents a synthetic look at the history of the emergence of the modern state.