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Psychiatric Hegemony

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Psychiatric Hegemony

"Psychiatric Hegemony" is a valuable contribution to understanding the growing power of psychiatry in general and biological psychiatry in particular.

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Prostitution is Work

Monday, January 16, 2017

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Prostitution is Work

As long as capitalism exists, sex work will be a survival strategy for sections of the working class.

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Stand up for Standing Rock – Dec/2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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Trump Election – No Surprise

Thursday, November 24, 2016

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Trump Election – No Surprise

The election of Donald Trump is no aberration or mistake but the result of decades of persistent organizing by the right.

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Society’s Parasite: The Treatment Industrial Complex

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Behavioural Genetics: The ‘Respectable’ Face of Racism

Monday, June 27, 2016

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Behavioural Genetics: The ‘Respectable’ Face of Racism

Why challenge capitalism if our misery is rooted in human nature, in our biology, in defective genes?

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Teen speaks out – Free Palestine!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

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Marxism and Psychology

Friday, February 19, 2016

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Marxism and Psychology

The biological model of mental illness reduces the mind to the brain. In contrast, marxism views mental illness as the individual expression of a society made sick by alienated labour.

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No More Kaiser Suicides

Thursday, October 22, 2015

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What’s Wrong with Sigmund Freud?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

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What’s Wrong with Sigmund Freud?

The pioneer of psychiatry began as an advocate of the oppressed, but then he switched sides to support the oppressors.

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Philanthropy: The Capitalist Art of Deception

Monday, May 4, 2015

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Philanthropy: The Capitalist Art of Deception

Since the 19th century, capitalists have used philanthropy to deceive and confuse workers.

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The Myth of Personal Life Under Capitalism

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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The Myth of Personal Life Under Capitalism

The liberal notion of personal choice conceals how profoundly capitalism shapes our lives.

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Largest-Ever Strike of U.S. Mental Health Workers – Jan. 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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The Nature of the Current Long Depression

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

The organic connection between women’s liberation and socialism has been shoved so deeply down the Memory Hole that most people know nothing about it. In "Women and Class," Hal Draper brings this rich history to light.

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