The Sci-Hub Case: The Reality of Science in Capitalism

For a long time, access to the articles and results of scientific research - which are often written in a way that is understandable by non-experts who are reasonably intelligent and have some basic knowledge - wasn't possible for the overwhelming majority of the population. Accessing just one scientific article about a study from an … Continue reading The Sci-Hub Case: The Reality of Science in Capitalism

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The Myth of Trump as an “Anti-Establishment” President

During his campaign, many conservatives in the United States characterized Donald Trump as an "anti-establishment" candidate. Trump flaunted his slogan "drain the swamp," which is meant to mean ridding corruption from the US government. However, this claim has revealed itself to be a sham. A clear example of this is his recent intervention in Syria … Continue reading The Myth of Trump as an “Anti-Establishment” President

Spain: Bourgeois crusade against freedom of speech continues

On March 29, Spanish citizen Cassandra Vera was given a one-year prison sentence by the National Court (Audiencia Nacional) for making Twitter jokes about Carrero Blanco, the head of government in one of the last stages of Franco's dictatorship. Blanco was killed in 1973 in an attack carried out by Basque organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna … Continue reading Spain: Bourgeois crusade against freedom of speech continues