Browsing All posts tagged under »socialism«

In Defence of Taxation

August 12, 2011 by

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Right now, it seems to be that there are two ‘philosophical’ camps regarding taxation in the US Federal Government. One camp says taxation is evil, is a hindrance to the enrichment of the chosen capitalists, and must be eliminated for the hardworking rich puttering on the golf course. The other camp contents itself with insisting […]

Arab Spring will be US Gov’t Winter

March 23, 2011 by

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Featured image via Moroccan Congress in USA. One of the greatest assets of the US government over the decades — perhaps the past century — has been its ability to co-opt movements which threatened its existence. The marginalisation of Socialism, for example, in the early 20th Century is a spectacular example of this. Although the […]

Suckpuppets and Expanding the Information Desert

February 21, 2011 by

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Pandora’s Box: the gift that keeps on giving. Anonymous really hit the jackpot when they were looking for the lulz. Hats off to you folks, and masks on, because that’s some really awesome stuff getting leaked. I finished this at 03.00… there might be typos, please be kind when pointing them out. I’ll correct things […]

The Necessity of Boycotting

January 22, 2011 by

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At the turn of the 20th Century, there were great movements afoot in the US. Socialism was vibrantly touching the lives of working class people, and awakening them to their oppression, and an answer to ending that oppression. This was echoed across the world, of course, but I’m focusing on the US because it is […]