The most widespread, mass organisations are trade unions and workers’...– Lenin, The State and Revolution (via marxmaterialized)
This is what the bourgeois political economists have done: they have treated...– David Harvey, A Companion to Marx’s Capital (via humanformat)
Karl Marx had it right. At some point, capitalism can destroy itself. You cannot...– Economist Nouriel Roubini in a WSJ interview. He earned the nickname “Dr Doom” for predicting the current financial crisis. (via humanformat)
It is reported that about 30% of the world’s population is unemployed. That’s...– Noam Chomsky (via fyeahnoamchomsky)
The workers must be taught to unite and vote together as a class in support of...– Eugene V. Debs, The Growth of Socialism (1906)
What is proletarian socialism? →
marxmaterialized: The present system is a capitalist system. This means that the world is divided up into two opposing camps, the camp of a small handful of capitalists and the camp of the majority—the proletarians. The proletarians work day and night, nevertheless they remain poor. The capitalists do not work, nevertheless they are rich. This takes place not because the proletarians are...
Under monopoly all mass culture is identical, and the lines of its artificial...– Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer (via starlingswarm)
يا عمال العالم اتحدوا: Israel: Apartheid State... →
arielnietzsche: You can find the original to this picture HERE at Visualizing Palestine. Look at the differences between the two. Let me be clear – I’m a sane, normal person who is against violence. I think Palestinians should rise up against their Israeli oppressors via some sort of Gandhi or MLK esque…
Neoliberal democracy. Instead of citizens, it produces consumers. Instead of...– Noam Chomsky (via antisocial-socialist)
Blatant Corruption Uncovered as EU Blocks France’s... →
americawakiewakie: Just after France legislators and officials moved to ban Monsanto’s genetically modified strain of GMO maize over environmental and health concerns, the European Union has decided to step in and re-secure Monsanto’s presence in the country — against the very will of the nation itself. This should come as no surprise when considering the fact that the United States ambassador...
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a...– Leon Trotsky (via fuckyeahtrotsky)
Economic liberalism was a synonym for the free market or laissez faire ideology...– Chris Harman, Don’t bank on the cure (via arielnietzsche)
[The] greatest obstacle to the maintenance of a certain moral level in our...– Piotr Kropotkin, Evolution and environment. (via la-virgen-maria)
Agents of Violence: What the violations against... →
crunkfeministcollective: Guest post by Ashwini Hardikar Original posted on her personal blog In much of Latin America, collective memory of terror is often tied up with U.S. presence and intervention. For over a century, the U.S. government and military has occupied nations,trained soldiers on how to be better murderers and torturers, and helped to squash democratic popular movements in favor...
The commune, they exclaim, intends to abolish property, the basis of all...– Karl Marx The Civil War in France (via determinatenegation)
The labour of women and children was, therefore, the first thing sought for by...– Marx, Capital, vol. 1. pp. 394-5. (via arielnietzsche)
To diffuse self-prejudice, women must take control of and have pride in the...– Hannah Wilke, Visual Prejudice (via fernsandmoss)
Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our...– Howard Zinn (via mynameskatetoday)
Marx argued that there was a tendency for the rate of profit to fall. As...– Peter Morgan, The new Keynesians: staking a hold on the system? (via arielnietzsche)
While we need not diminish the severity of the problem of male violence against...– bell hooks, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (via humanformat)
Louisiana’s incarceration rate is nearly triple... →
anticapitalist: • One in 86 Louisiana adults is in the prison system, which is nearly double the national average. • More than 50 percent of Louisiana’s inmates are in local prisons, which is more than any other state. The next highest state is Kentucky at 33 percent. The national average is 5 percent. • Louisiana leads the nation in the percentage of its prisoners serving life without...
يا عمال العالم اتحدوا: In a first, U.S. declares 5... →
arielnietzsche: BEIRUT: For the first time, the U.S. government said it considers the descendants of those who fled or were expelled from Palestine in 1948 to be refugees, Foreign Policy magazine reported Friday. The U.S. has also placed the number of Palestinian refugees – who live in the West Bank, Gaza and…
History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the...– Rosa Luxemburg (via fyeahrosaluxemburg)
Neoliberalization has not been very effective in revitalizing global capital...– David Harvey, A Brief History of Neoliberalism (via antisocial-socialist)
Capitalism sets itself up as the regime which is most favorable to production;...– Simone de Beauvoir (via wretchedoftheearth)
For anyone to deny the horrendous experience of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust...– Edward Said, Culture and Resistance (via arielnietzsche)