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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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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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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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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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