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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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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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“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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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

"Solidarity Divided" argues that unions must undergo a fundamental transformation to champion the interests of the entire working class. Is this possible?

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Sunday, May 18, 2008

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Human beings protest their oppression with open rebellion and through symptoms of sickness and distress. The prison system crushes the rebels, medicine treats the sick, and psychiatry subordinates the distressed. The effect of psychiatric “treatment” is to resign the discontented to their lot and drug the resisters into submission.

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How Capitalism Turns Intimate Relationships into a Battleground

Saturday, August 25, 2007

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How Capitalism Turns Intimate Relationships into a Battleground

Capitalism creates impossible conditions for both sexes. Because meeting human needs would cut into profits, people are deprived of what they need and then shamed for feeling needy. As resentment builds, we attack our loved ones instead of the system that keeps us deprived.

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How Can We Know What is True?

Thursday, October 5, 2006

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How Can We Know What is True?

Capitalism prevents collective problem-solving. To stay in power, the ruling class must keep the rest of us divided and unsure of what we know.

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