Category Socialism

Is capitalism doomed? – Part IV

Stuart Bramhall continues his series about capitalism and socialism In general, Marxists believe the economic laws that govern capitalism make it inherently flawed – dooming it to eventual failure. They also see a grave risk that the collapse of capitalism…

You’re a socialist

;feature=player_embedded By Roy Zimmerman from his Real American CD If you’re one of them grass-roots protesters who hates socialism and just wants his country back, “Real American” is the magnifying glass burning a hole in your forehead. Via Harry’s…

Crises of capitalism

Regardless of your political stripe, this animated video is engaging and thought provoking. It also offers a great summary of the dialogue that has taken shape across the world in response to the global financial crisis.

Guide to Marxism 2010

Harry’s Place gets seriously snarky about the upcoming Marxism 2010 conference in London sponsored by the Socialist Workers Party UK (who AFAIK aren’t speaking to the US Socialist Workers Party, which certainly demonstrates one of the points Harry’s Place is…

Socialists march in Detroit

Bruce Sterling comments in his usual acerbic yet insightful manner on U.S. Social Forum in Detroit as reported by Amy Goodman. The comments inside triple parentheses are his, the rest is hers. Far larger than any tea party convention, it…

Abstaining from bad sects

Sectarianism, left cadre organizations, and ultra-leftism too often create a squabbling, ineffective, sometimes fanatical left, filled with schisms and splinter groups. Chip Berlet explores this in an article written in 1999 but just as true now. An excerpt. Ultra-leftism is…