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Karl Marx's alternative to capitalism part 21 - forces and relations of production 4

I noted in part 18 of these posts that different views exist on the relationship between the forces and relations of production.  For some, the forces of production have primacy in explaining historical development and changes in the relations of production arise from the development of the productive forces, in the manner Marx describes in the… 942 more words


Sinking States of the Union and Their Worried NeoFascists

Which ‘sinkhole states’ are most at risk from the GOP tax bill?

by Joseph Smith…….at Forbes:       (Article sent by Lisa Rich out in California.)

“Forbes financial writer  716 more words


Berkouwer on Marxism

Marcuse speaks of the irrationality of capitalism which is characterized by internal contradiction.
The Christian faith speaks of the irrationality of sin: “There can be no reason for sin in God’s creation and the gifts of God, or in anything that God has wished for man and has given to man” (Berkouwer, Sin, p. 888 more words


How 'Three Songs about Lenin' Finished Dziga Vertov

Today we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s death. The famous communist leader, politician and political theorist died on the 21st of January 1924, aged 53, at his estate at the Gorki settlement (later renamed Gorki Leninskiye). 816 more words


Nice People

Do they exist?

What about the ego?

Does nice read as selfless?

Does nice differ based on social, political and economical landscapes?

From a young age we are often taught a very binary definition of people – there are nice people and bad people. 271 more words

The Evolution of Atheism

The first chapter of Stephen LeDrew’s book is also the title of the book, The Evolution of Atheism. In this chapter LeDrew gives a historic overview of the development of Western atheistic philosophy. 2,067 more words

Trump Hating "Deep Statists" May, at last, Be in Deep Trouble!


by Paul Mirengoff   at PowerLine:

Sara Carter reports on a classified document that was released to all members of the House today. 650 more words