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The Great Capitalist Climacteric

The Great Capitalist Climacteric Marxism and “System Change Not Climate Change” by John Bellamy Foster This article is from a keynote address presented at Manifesta in Ostend, Belgium on September 19, 2015. This year’s Manifesta was organized around the theme of climate change in preparation for the COP21 climate negotiations (and protests) in Paris in […]

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Saving the Great Barrier Reef: more action

Background: Earlier I posted that the world’s largest coal mine was proceeding. “Environment” Minister Hunt gives the go-ahead, but now a further legal challenge by ACF and environmental groups are campaigning even more strongly. This mine must be stopped to save the Great Barrier Reef. This is one vital campaign to support at the […]

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Campaign against the TPP

I post various arguments against the TPP Trans Pacific Partnership that has been signed and to be ratified by each country. Updates first: The TPP text has been released and our fears confirmed – it’s time to organise major activities. It is not over yet.Unions and communities in US, New Zealand and Japan are gearing […]

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Beyond Capital

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? by Michael Lebowitz

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? by Michael A. Lebowitz Dear Reader, we place these articles at no charge on our website to serve all the people who cannot afford Monthly Review, If you read our articles online and you can afford a subscription to our print edition, we would very much appreciate […]

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Turnbull going

I am posting some background articles on Turnbull who can be beaten politically in the next election. Alexander White “Turnbull must change climate policies or he will perish. Climate groups must put the pressure on Turnbull to deliver policy outcomes now, while he has the political capital to act. Read the analysis here Just […]

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On Chinese capitalism

Why Is China Letting the Yuan Fall? There’s been a lot of speculation about China’s recent currency moves, but it’s business as usual for global capitalism. by Geoffrey McCormack See as well, …in the seven years following the outbreak of the crisis, capital accumulation slowed by 10 percentage points. This underlying weakness in investment is […]

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China FTA rejected by workers

No freedom for Australian workers. See the facts here The Abbott government’s hysterical call of racism against opponents is in response to unions’ campaign, backed so far, by ALP leaders. See CFMEU ad here Update from Crikey: CFMEU and union campaign biting From CFMEU: Plans to undertake a taxpayer funded advertising campaign […]

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Strike in India

Mass strike in India

150 million people participated in the strike today! All India General Strike is a great success all over the country. Right wing groups finally opted out and did not join the strike. But more than 150 million people participated in the strike! There are direct and radical actions at many places including train blockades in […]

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Socialist Imperative

Lebowitz: The Socialist Imperative

Michael Lebowitz’s ‘The Socialist Imperative’: ‘A must-read for revolutionaries’ ‘The Socialist Imperative: From Gotha to Now’ By Michael A. Lebowitz New York: Monthly Review Press, 2015. Review by Doug Enaa Greene July 28, 2015 – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — Those who open Michael Lebowitz’s new book, The Socialist Imperative, will find […]

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