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Statistics on Incarceration: US holds 22% of all the world’s prisoners

Reprinted from: Vol. 80/No. 10      March 14, 2016   US capitalist ‘justice’ …some facts World’s jailer-in-chief • World’s highest incarceration rate: US has 4.4% of world population but 22% of world’s prisoners. • Some 7 million people (1 in 35 adults) … Continue reading

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Bourgeois Socialism

. Conservative or Bourgeois Socialism From MIA: Marxists: Marx & Engels: Library: 1848: Manifesto of the Communist Party: Chapter 3: A part of the bourgeoisie is desirous of redressing social grievances in order to secure the continued existence of bourgeois … Continue reading

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E.A. Preobrazhensky Excerpt from “Primitive Accumulation and the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry”

Below is an excerpt from the paper on Preobrazhensky that I have been working on . E.A. Preobrazhensky, the New Economics, and the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry. The text above links to part 1 of the article. … Continue reading

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Comments on Money in Contemporary Capitalism: Autonomization of ‘Truly Social’ Forms…by L.M. Paulani Excerpt and Link

Below is an excerpt from L.M. Paulani’s excellent article which expands upon the question of ‘autonomization of capital’ in this case the money form of capital, which is also explored in the related article Valueless Knowledge-Commodities and Financialization: (Teixiera and … Continue reading

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Fictitious Capital: definition from the MIA

  From the Marxists Internet Archive, a good, and not too long, definition of “Fictitious Capital” http://www.marxists.org/glossary/terms/f/i.htm   […]However, as the class of speculators, bankers, brokers, financiers, and so on, grows, as is inevitably the case wherever the mass of … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of Mature Capitalism v. 4

by Rawlinsview –New York Jan 29, 2014 – –  The Current Situation – – Every child knows, too, that the masses of products corresponding to the different needs required different and quantitatively determined masses of the total labor of society. … Continue reading

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The roots of institutionalized Bonapartism in the epoch of mature capitalism

The understanding that economies are as manipulable as they are could only be drawn from and historically after the following human experiences: 1. The imperial state capitalist economies of Europe during the first and second world wars. 2.The rise of … Continue reading

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On the Separation of Liberalism from Democracy: Lenin 1913

Lenin, below writing a year before the start of First World War. During the build up toward the war  most liberal and nominally socialist organizations supported their national governments rather than call for resistance to the war and solidarity of … Continue reading

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State Monopoly under Capitalism : Lenin

The brief quotation below is one of many examples which separate Lenin from the school of ‘socialism’ that sees as its mission to centralize all economic activity in the hands of the state or which, in whatever way, is dependent … Continue reading

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Map shows Syria’s Oil and Gas Development and Transport Infrastructure. #Syria

September 10, 2013, Rawlinsview  New York This map found on Wikipedia and color adjusted by Rawlinsview shows the locations of oil and gas extraction as well as related transport infrastructure in Syria. It may help the reader better understand the … Continue reading

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