WHY TRUMP WAS, BUT IS NO LONGER, USEFUL FOR THE CAPITALIST CLASS AT THE HELM OF THE STATE

This text is, in part, a reply to the previous one on this site. During the last four years the crisis of capitalism has steadfastly worsened. The climate disturbances created by its growth addiction and environmental rape have intensified, the spurt of growth and booming stock markets could not hide the growing sickness of the … Continue reading “WHY TRUMP WAS, BUT IS NO LONGER, USEFUL FOR THE CAPITALIST CLASS AT THE HELM OF THE STATE”

Trump: American Disruptor in a Global Kakistocracy

Trump, Xi, Putin, Kim, Johnson, Assad, Erdogan, Netanyahu, bin Salman, Duterte, Bolsonaro, Maduro, Lukashenko, …. this is only the start of the list of today’s global kakistocracy: the government of the worst, the most unscrupulous national leaders. Their military, economic and political interactions drive the direction of today’s global capitalism. The most pivotal at present … Continue reading “Trump: American Disruptor in a Global Kakistocracy”

Resurgence

Events over the past months have been breathtaking.   The global Coronavirus pandemic has, at the time of writing, infected 16 million people worldwide with over 630,000 associated deaths.   Many governments took lockdown measures which have had direct, adverse impacts on the world economy and, specifically the standard of living of the working class has been … Continue reading “Resurgence”

WHY WE CAN’T BREATHE

No need to recount those awful images. Everybody saw them. They instantly became a powerful symbol that resonated all over the world: “We’ll keep our knee on your neck until you die”, they seemed to say. It soon appeared that many felt that knee pressure on their necks: The pressure of disrespect and discrimination; the … Continue reading “WHY WE CAN’T BREATHE”