But to point out that some people are destitute while others are prosperous is...– Terry Eagleton, “Why Marx Was Right” (via foamtowheat) This is a great quote. (via invisiblelad)
Remove the regime of capital and the state would remain, although it might...– Robert L. Heilbroner
Haze of Capitalism: All the measures dictated to... →
hazeofcapitalism: All the measures dictated to us by the economic situation are to be implemented as a matter of urgency. This is so that the rich can continue to get rich while paying fewer taxes; so that the workforce of firms can be reduced with numerous redundancies and extensive restructuring; so that…
Canada's self-imposed crisis in post-secondary... →
An analysis of tax cuts and educational spending.
Karl Marx Mastercard →
The sociological frame of reference, with its built-in procedure of looking for...– Invitation to Sociology by Peter L. Berger (via sociolab)
e-schatology: You say you want a revolution? →
cootedetat: “Without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement.” Vladimir Lenin, What is to be done? (1902) Here is a collection of texts (and a by no means complete one) that I think are incredibly important to the understanding of Marxism; an understanding of which I…
Rupert Murdoch pressured me over Europe, says John... →
Corporate media power and the political system.
Harvard professor on American society: Everything... →
It appears that Dr. Michael Sandel has just discovered Marx. Or perhaps, to a lesser extent, Polanyi. In either case: good.
Music: What's 50 Grand to a Revolutionary Like... →
When Jay-Z and Kanye West released Watch the Throne last year, they did so, at least in part, to glorify things. Thing-glorification is a pursuit with a rich and not wholly invalid history in mainstream rap music.