Leftist revolutionaries of Latin America were well acquainted with the Monroe Doctrine of hemispheric domination by Uncle Sam. It meant terror campaigns by CIA funded paramilitary death squads.
The Rigging of the System
This is the primordial power that has always functioned, and that has simply accommodated itself to different illusions of power.
Combatting the Rise of Populist Politics in the West
What the Western mainstream media is not going to concede at this point is that the election of Donald Trump to the White House is now a forgone conclusion...
What is this Middle Class?
Listening to Bernie Sanders we get the impression that we are all middle class now. The mere fact of having a regular income and owning a home makes one a bona fide member of the Middle, but this is a far cry from any real definition of our socio-economic class system.
Who is Really Pulling the Strings?
Society, according to Gramsci, is comprised of two spheres of power; that is civil society – the private domain – and political government – the public domain. Each of these is subject to the hegemony of the dominant class.
Taking this New Scotland by the Horns
If we are to make independence appealing, not so much to the No voter, but to the non-voter, then the ongoing conversation has to involve a concrete transformation in Scottish society; one that makes real the rhetoric of fairness and equality.
Scotland and the Whole Wide World
By demanding a fairer deal for Scotland we’re terrifying them, just as Bernie Sanders and DeRay Mckesson have sent the wind up the US establishment. Social justice is like kryptonite to supermen capitalists.
Our Single Party State
In a world such as ours, completely dominated and directed by the free market and the whims of its hidden élite architects, we eventually come to the realisation that within globalisation we are trapped in a single party state.