Category Archives: Capitalism

Competition and Monopolies

First the good news: Christ is risen! Now for the bad news: the Senate of the evil US Empire has just passed a bill that would toughen sanctions on Russia. Sadly, most people will not even recognize how hypocritical and … Continue reading

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Here’s to Open Borders: Heineken’s Billionaire Heiress Wants an “Open World”

Capital either wants to go to misery (“outsourcing”) or import misery (“Refugees welcome!”) or both.  It wants to maximize competition among working class folks to make them more disposable, to lower their wages and to make them more frugal. Lower wages, … Continue reading

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Ten Thoughts on Racism

1. According to the monopolized (fake news) media, I am, of course, a racist; and if the monopolized (fake news) media don’t call you a racist (or a self-hating Uncle Tom who has “internalized” racism) you’re doing something wrong. Likewise, … Continue reading

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Racists as the New Luddites

Why was the ruling class of 19th century England so eager to import hundreds of thousands of Irish workers? Friedrich Engels, writing in 1845, quoted Thomas Carlye to explain: “He is there to undertake all work that can be done … Continue reading

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Waste of Time

Bucknell electrical engineering professor Meriel Huggard canceled her regularly-scheduled lecture for March 29, requiring her students to attend and write about a campus summit on diversity instead. http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2017/03/29/bucknell-professor-cancels-class-requires-students-to-attend-diversity-summit-instead/ Capitalism didn’t require good “calculators” (people good with calculation), it brought forth … Continue reading

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