Incredibly, there's a political movement which advocates preserving a system that makes it easier for biological viruses to attack the human species. That system is called capitalism. You'd think the basics of evolution would lead everyone to cooperation in order to maximize each other's survival rate, upholding this above any political situation that might be … Continue reading HPV: Capitalist Virus
In The Communist Manifesto (1848), Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels noted: Abolition of the family! Even the most radical flare up at this infamous proposal of the Communists. While this infamous communist position is given up or revised by supposedly left parties, the communist transformation of society will involve the abolition of the family and … Continue reading The communist abolition of the family
On March 21, at least 30 civilians were killed by an U.S. airstrike against a Syrian school (NY Times, March 22). On March 23, at least 200 people, most of whom were civilians, were killed in another airstrike in Mosul, Iraq (Rudaw). On January 29, an U.S. raid in Yemen killed "at least 23" civilians … Continue reading Civilian deaths in U.S.-led war in the Middle East pile up
These days, the U.S. capitalist-imperialist rulers are stepping up their warmongering against North Korea, with officials from the Trump administration thuggishly claiming that their "patience" is running out and that the US will change its policy, considering a "preemptive" (unprovoked) first strike against North Korea if it does not halt its nuclear program. Since for … Continue reading Stop U.S. imperialist warmongering against North Korea!
In Two Souls of Socialism (1966), Hal Draper remarked that Karl Marx came from a far-left liberal background, focusing on the unconditional freedom of individuals. When he encountered the primitive embryo of socialist and communist ideas, his contribution was to combine democracy and socialism. This was connected with his heavy influence from radical humanist ideas … Continue reading The true origins of Marx’s political thinking
Anarchist Web site libcom.org (the name of which is short for "libertarian communism") has posted an article, "Free speech and its limitations in response to dealing with the far right" in a response to an article by one of our writers, "The Question of Freedom of Speech Facing Socialists". While our Web site (as of … Continue reading libcom.org posts anti-Marxist polemic
While leftists have often been victims of anti-free speech laws in history, exemplified by the Argentinian Dirty War, the Kent State Massacre, the Holocaust, the Spanish White Terror, etc., there is some debate concerning whether freedom of speech should be given to all opinions, such as those of fascists. In this article I will discuss … Continue reading The Question of Freedom of Speech Facing Socialists