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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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“Misogynist” Violence?

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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“Misogynist” Violence?

Elliot Rodger clearly hated the women who rejected him. However, portraying the Santa Barbara massacre as “misogynist” violence minimizes the problem and makes it harder to solve.

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

Friday, March 14, 2014

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

The failure to distinguish between individual interests and class interests lies at the heart of the debate over whether men benefit from women’s oppression and whether women should organize separately from men.

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Rank and File Rebellion: The 1981 Ontario Hospital Strike

Saturday, January 18, 2014

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Rank and File Rebellion: The 1981 Ontario Hospital Strike

In 1981, Ontario hospital workers defied their employers, the government, and their own union officials to strike for nine days. Not having the legal right to strike, they struck anyway, proving that the rights you have are the ones you exercise.

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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

Monday, December 9, 2013

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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

Exploitation and competition limit people's ability to cooperate. In order to build a cooperative socialist society, we must understand the social forces that tear our organizations apart, and we must strive with all our might to cooperate in spite of those forces.

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Walmart Workers Flash Mob | Raleigh, NC

Friday, September 13, 2013

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How Inequality is Killing Us

Monday, September 2, 2013

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How Inequality is Killing Us

In "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger," Wilkinson and Pickett challenge everything we’ve been told about why people get sick and what it takes to be healthy.

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United We Dream – what you didn’t get to hear at the March on Washington 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

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