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Karl Marx I: The briefest sketch of my father’s life

✑ ELEANOR MARX | 2,747 words
‟I shall confine myself to a simple statement of facts. Of his striking personality [...] it is not for me to speak.

What About China?

‟It is not possible for China to stop the disintegration of the capitalist system.

Why Socialism? (Albert Einstein's Radical Essay from 1949)

✑ ALBERT EINSTEIN | 2,654 words
‟This crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism.

The Red and the Black

✑ SETH ACKERMAN | 8,365 words
‟Profit is the motor of capitalism. What would it be under socialism?

The Current Conflict In Spain Has A Lot to Do With Economic Failure

✑ MARK WEISBROT | 1,319 words
╱ Catalonia Special 
‟The number of people deemed to be at risk for poverty and social exclusion is at 27.9 percent.

Catalonia: A Democratic Opportunity

╱ Catalonia Special 
‟Spain cannot be reformed from the centre. A separate country is an opportunity to cope with unfettered capitalism.

Catalonia: The Problems and Errors of the Independence Movement

✑ VICENÇ NAVARRO | 2,824 words
╱ Catalonia Special 
‟The Catalan working class is not in favour of independence, for several reasons.

The Demise of the Third World Agenda

✑ VIJAY PRASHAD | 1,459 words
‟An end to the case for a new international economic order.

How the USSR Radically Reduced Inequality, Even Among its Adversaries

✑ DAVID F. RUCCIO | 1,849 words
╱ October Revolution Centenary Special
‟The Red Century has clearly left its mark on the political economy of the West.

Puerto Rico: When It Rains, It Pours

✑ MICHAEL ROBERTS | 2,265 words
‟A small island exploited – all at the encouragement of foreign investment banks making huge fees.

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