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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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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

14. March 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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How Inequality is Killing Us

2. September 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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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

5. April 2013

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The campaign against smoking serves as a political smokescreen to hide the damage caused by occupational and environmental pollution.

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