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Psychiatric Hegemony

8. March 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

16. January 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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Trump Election – No Surprise

24. November 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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Behavioural Genetics: The ‘Respectable’ Face of Racism

27. June 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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Marxism and Psychology

19. February 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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What’s Wrong with Sigmund Freud?

2. July 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

4. May 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

17. February 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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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

28. May 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?

27. May 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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