John Kenneth Galbraith, RIP

In memory of a flawed economist whose work is worth reading as he understood the role of power in the market.

The roots of privatisation

Did you know that the Nazis invented privatisation?

Pinochet: Dead at last

One less evil dictator in the world. An evaluation of Pinochet's neo-liberal regime.

Milton Friedman: Being wrong is no hindrance when you empower the rich

An obituary for Milton Friedman. Being consistently wrong does not stop you being considered a great economist, as long as it is what the ruling elite wants to hear.

Shell to Sea escalates struggle in Mayo as pipeline ship approaches

After a quiet period the struggle against Shell’s attempt to impose a dangerous experimental gas pipeline in Erris, Co. Mayo has escalated once more over the last month. Shell are now attempting to bring the pipe ashore at Glenagad and over 20 people have been arrested to date resisting this. Shell’s Solitaire pipe-laying ship has arrived at the port of Killybegs and is expected in the Erris area any day making this a key period for Shell and for the community that is determined to halt its project.

The frustration of Richard Dawkins

A review of Richard Dawkins documentary on Charles Darwin.

The Anarchists of Casas Viejas

Review of a classic of social anthropology which debunks numerous myths about Spanish anarchism. An important and inspiring work.

Review of We, The Anarchists by Stuart Christie

A review of the definitive book on the FAI. Essential reading for anyone interested in Spanish Anarchism.

Review of The CNT in the Spanish Revolution by Jose Peirats

Review of an essential book for understanding the CNT and the Spanish Revolution.

How we shall bring about the revolution

A review of a classic of French revolutionary syndicalism. Essential reading for anyone wanting to find out about its ideas on social change.

  


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