The Real Ronald Reagan

The Bush administration is using former President Reagan’s death to boost Bush’s failing campaign. They gave Reagan full honors: with a federal day of mourning and an official state funeral. The TV was saturated with commentaries about how great a President Reagan was.


128,000 Reasons to Defeat Bush

The enormity of the crimes of the capitalist system never cease to amaze me. Marx describes in Capital the cost in human lives of unregulated capitalism as it developed in Great Britain and elsewhere in the mid-nineteenth century.

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Book Review - The Halliburton Agenda, by Dan Briody

Another sub-title for this book could well be 'a study in state monopoly capitalism.' The previous book of the author focused on the Carlyle Group, the spectacularly well-heeled firm that includes a veritable rogues’ gallery of crooked politicians and businessmen.

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Remembering Ronald Reagan

The 40th president of the United States has passed away. His supporters claim he was the greatest president of the past century. They want to carve his head on Mt. Rushmore and put him on the ten-dollar bill – displacing the hapless non-presidential Alexander Hamilton. But the truth is Reagan was a horrible president.

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Bush's Anti-union Record

A recently released AFL-CIO report on the Bush administration’s record titled 'Bush Watch' shows the White House occupant to be a dismal failure as well as decidedly anti-working-class. Not a big surprise, right? Let’s look at the record.

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Materialism, Contradiction and the Philosophy of Art

In any attempt to understand contemporary culture and its artistic manifestations in a materialist manner it is absolutely essential that we attempt to do so in the light of a Marxist critique. There is not, however, only one 'official' Marxist approach to the understanding of art.

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The 18th Brumaire of Arnold Schwarzenegger

One could laugh or cry about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s political victory in California, but how can those who take Marxist dialectical analysis seriously look at an event at which much of the world has laughed – even though for Californians the 'Schwarzenegger administration' continues to be no laughing matter.

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