communism

Did Communism Make Us Human? On the anthropology of David Graeber – by Chris Knight

David Graeber

A critique of David Graeber’s understanding of communism.

[VIDEO] Meritocracy: Capitalism’s #1 Myth to Control You

Meritocracy: a sweet lie we’re told to make capitalism seem fair. But is this lie actually sweet? Is meritocracy something good to strive for, or is it trash?

https://youtu.be/ENsrf27uLJg

This video will:

1. Discuss how belief in meritocracy is used to manipulate us into supporting a system that’s against our interests

2. Present evidence that meritocracy is a myth

3. Argue that capitalists get rich not by merit but by owning assets, and profit gained from this is a form of theft

4. Make the case that meritocracy is not a desirable goal

5. Present a preferable alternative to meritocracy described by Kropotkin in The Conquest of Bread

Born in the Wild West of West London - An Interview with AngryWorkers

This interview was first published by comrades of The Commoner

Review: ‘War and the International – A history of the Trotskyist movement in Britain 1937 -1949’

Why would seriously want to you waste your time reading about various infights of pretty minuscule Trotskyist sects 80 years ago?!

“The CPP and the various groups that follow its political line enthusiastically supported Duterte when he took office”

A historian of communism in the Philippines briefly explains in a post the time when the Communist Party of the Philippines and the National Democratic apparatus enthusiastically supported Duterte.

Green Apocalypse - Luther Blissett & Stewart Home

Green Apocalpyse was published by Unpopular Books in October 1995. It was an intervention in the lengthy and bitter disupute between the primitivist Green Anarchist Network and the communist Neoist Alliance.

A response to the Organizing.Work review of ‘Class Power on Zero-Hours’

Lest We Forget — Roberto S. Verzola

Roberto S. Verzola narrates his youthful experience in the National Democratic (Maoist) movement during the years of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. He recounts his capture by the military and subsequent torture. During his imprisonment he learned that the Communist Party of the Philippines was behind the Plaza Miranda Bombing, the event that Marcos used to justify Martial Law and dictatorship.