Since you am do the job or maybe this store, you will probably see quite a few signals on the motorway attracting someone to advertise ones silver bracelets to help you to be given dollars intended for silver. Quite a few businesses are looking towards this kind of connected with benefit as a way to […]
by Amelia A. J. Foy Today I am going to share a quote from the by Amielia A.J. Foy on Pink Capitalism. “Pride month is over, but LGBT+ people need your support all year round. One way to directly support them is by choosing where you put your money. Companies have caught onto the fact that […]
About the Workshop Beyond well-known scandals (such as the Coal Gate) or emblematic individual(s), it is important to take a closer look at this global dynamic and understand it as a labyrinth of processes working within a system, looking at all its complexities. This workshop aims at introducing the concept of ‘Crony Capitalism’, underlining its […]
…it is time to overthrow your government. Before the Armory came into being, I was publishing Notes on my Facebook profile which I called political grenades, weapons to be wielded in the war for animal rights. Those modest apothegms and observations have grown to over twenty five hundred grenades and articles. In […]
Review: Christophe Buffin de Chosal, The End of Democracy, Translated by Ryan P. Plummer. Printed in the U.S.A.: Tumblar House, 2017. Introduction One cannot speak too highly of Christophe Buffin de Chosal’s The End of Democracy. In a fast paced, readable, yet scholarly fashion, Professor Buffin de Chosal* demolishes the ideological justification in which modern democracy rests while […]
[Written in Africa] The longest we’ve so far gone without water is two months. By the end we were having a bucket wash every second day and had stopped washing clothes altogether. You know that old joke about how you can wear boxer shorts four times without washing: forwards, backwards, inside-out forwards and inside out […]
The slow but very real progression into fascism as charted by the evolution of the Lego police officer EVERYTHING IS NOT AWESOME AND COPS ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS Historically and globally, the police have colluded with and enforced fascism – it was the police in France for example, that did the dirty-work of the Nazis. […]
I have prepared this posting in a landscape form because it is more suited to bullet points. Many Marxist sects still hold to the view that China remains a form of workers’ state and if not a workers’ state then definitely a semi-colony. Marx always held the view that the critique of political economy, commonly known as Marxism, is an applied or practical science. That means it is highly dependent on data to shape and to test its assumptions. If Marxism is reduced to a theoretical science, a philosophy, as these sects have done, one would be frozen in time and detached from a changing reality.
18 July 2019 — Investigating Imperialism I am nothing if not an optimist, a trait that most on the Left seem to share. A belief in the future, that there is one that includes us. That things, eventually, get better, if we fight for it. ‘Unrealistic’, I hear you say, what is there to be […]
Convenience is the sales pitch, but the real goal is control in service of maximizing profits and extending state power. When every device in your life is connected to the Internet (the Internet of Things), your refrigerator will schedule an oil change for your car–or something like that–and it will be amazingly wunnerful. You’ll be able […]
I went through some simple Buddhist steps. And… I feel much better. Like a new person. It’s been a short journey. My life would’ve changed drastically had I taken it before. But it shocked me how post modern capitalism and rampant materialism will devastate the mind and body of so many people.
In his essay ‘Two Minds’, Wendell Berry talks in terms of the Rational Mind and the Sympathetic Mind. “We humans necessarily make pictures in our minds of our places and our world….. we live in two landscapes, one superimposed upon the other” p.177 “First there is the cultural landscape made up of our knowledge of where […]
For the past week I have been sorting out my folders. Teachers have a lot of folders- one, at least, for each unit of work they teach and they are always on the lookout for new resources and current topical pieces which support units- they gather a lot of stuff. So I have been sorting, […]
Gwen – Film Review by Aisling Foster Written and directed by William McGregor North Wales in the late nineteenth century, a grim mountain landscape where a mother (Maxine Peake) and her two young daughters scratch out a living on a remote small holding and wait for their soldier man to return from the wars. Hope […]