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Category Archives: capitalism

Anarchist Reflections on the Christchurch Shootings

  A post from anarchists in Aotearoa/so-called New Zealand reflecting on the shootings by a white supremacist in Ōtautahi/Christchurch Just over one week ago two New Zealand mosques were attacked … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · 1 Comment


originally published by Jason Hickel’s blog Most everyone who’s interested in global inequality has come across the famous elephant graph, originally developed by Branko Milanovic and Christoph Lakner using World Bank … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

The lies capitalists tell about global poverty

During the recent Davos summit (and at other times) various people were claiming global poverty had fallen because of capitalism. This article methodically debunks that claim. Some highlights: First, the … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Corporate Watch: A-Z of Green Capitalism

Corporate Watch, A-Z of Green Capitalism Those promoting green capitalism argue that if nature was valued correctly it will not only be protected, but even enhanced, along with the health … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Great Money Trick

THE GREAT MONEY TRICK – A PLAY IN ONE ACT: ADAPTED FROM `THE RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTS’ BY ROBERT TRESSELL Narrator: It seemed as if they regarded their own children with a … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Powell Manifesto, the antithesis of the Communist Manifesto

The conservative counterattack against progressivism perhaps started with a somewhat private declaration, even a secret manifesto, though a memo in form, written by Lewis Powell in 1971. Called the Powell … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

It doesn’t matter how green you make your lifestyle, capitalism is still unsustainable

January 9, 2016 · Leave a comment