Tag Archives: neoliberalism

Highly recommended reading: COVID-19 and Circuits of Capital

I direct readers of my blog to an excellent (and thoroughly referenced) article on Monthly Review: ‘COVID-19 and Circuits of Capital‘. It offers a comprehensive analysis of how the COVID-19 outbreak (and the inept handling thereof) is linked to the … Continue reading

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Kill the ‘natural capital’ approach before it kills us.

I have touched on the topic of ‘natural capital‘ before. At a time when we are experiencing catastrophic loss of biodiversity and are arguably already at the tipping point when it comes to climate change, I feel compelled to raise … Continue reading

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A review of 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

I have just written a review of 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism for Bella Caledonia.

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False-flag false flags? Why supporters of Scottish independence need to be careful about what they say re terrorism.

I believe that the appropriate immediate response to any act of violence perpetrated on non-combatants is to condemn all such acts out of hand and express sympathy for the victims. The most counterproductive response, if one is trying to build support … Continue reading

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Another Scottish independence campaign in the context of capitalism’s end-days: how to campaign coherently?

The end days of neoliberal capitalism I have just watched the video below, in which Chris Hedges compellingly describes what is happening right now in the USA (and elsewhere). He paints a disturbing vision of the end-days of neoliberal capitalism, … Continue reading

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What Jeremy Corbyn must say to the Labour Party establishment

‘You claim you wanted strong leadership. I give it to you. ‘I have an overwhelming mandate from members to lead this party, and I am using it now. Purging Blairites ‘I am purging all Blairites from the party. Resign or … Continue reading

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We are angry.

Scroll down the page… Explanation: Every Scottish local authority area voted to stay in the EU (and Scots as a whole voted 62:38 to stay in), but the English anti-EU vote, which seems to have been fuelled largely by xenophobia … Continue reading

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