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A Letter from Karl Marx to Abraham Lincoln

Sir:

We congratulate the American people upon your re-election by a large majority. If resistance to the Slave Power was the reserved watchword of your first election, the triumphant war cry of your re-election is Death to Slavery.

History

Peter Foster: Even Thomas Piketty's fans admit his anti-capitalist ideas are naive and nonsensical

Richism is based on a zero-sum mentality that seeks to associate wealth at the top with alleged wage stagnation at the bottom

It often seems that the greatest skill of the liberal left is to rationalize their resolutely unexamined moral convictions. 909 more words

FP Comment

Engels on the Materialist Conception of History

According to the materialist conception of history, the ultimately determining factor in history is the production and reproduction of real life. Neither Marx nor I have ever asserted more than this. 255 more words

Materialism

Edward Said's "Orientalism": a critique through the spirit of Marx

“[…] Orientalism was ultimately a political vision of reality whose structure promoted the difference between the familiar (Europe, the West, “us”) and the strange (the Orient, the East, “them”).” … 6,859 more words

"What ‪Money‬ Wants - An ‪Economy‬ of Desire" is a groundbreaking book that will change the way you think about money.

What in everyday life is an obvious truth, namely, that in some sense or another, people want money— is basically unthinkable in economic terms. Herein lies the starting point for the main argument of this book. 214 more words

Books

London - Highgate Cemetery

Photos from a rainy day, so typical of English winter, that was spent at a burial place of historical significance. Located in North London, this English heritage site attracts visitors, not only for its tranquil environment, but also for the notable people buried here. 60 more words

England

On Separation Street

Separation

Now it is we find ourselves
On Separation Street.
Why is the sky so gloomy,
As on winter’s eve?

With sadness I remember
How the sunny frost… 72 more words

Society