Writing


The world after Trump

There is one question that is being asked around the world, by both the working-class and the bourgeois: what will the world look like under the Donal Trump presidency? The …

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The Orlando Terrorist Attack and the Response from the Secular Left

In a 911 call made at the time of the Orlando attack, Omar Mateen, declared his allegiance to the Islamic State and also mentioned the Boston Marathon Bomber. Soon afterwards, …

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Transparency, Occlusion, and Capital

Examining the historical changes in capitalism, both in productivity of labour and social struggle, can be viewed (at least in part), within the broad lens of social transparency vs social …

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Panama Papers and the Legitimacy Crisis of Capitalism

The “Panama papers” are the leak of 11.5 million files from the database of the world’s fourth largest offshore law firm called Mossack Fonesca. These files were obtained by an …

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Women in Sweden wear the hijab to “support” Muslim women

Recently Swedish women have been wearing the hijab in public in order to declare their “solidarity” with Muslim women. This action is to declare their “sisterhood” with Muslim women who …

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Explaining Universal Basic Income

Canada is the latest country to pilot “Universal Basic Income” after European countries such as Finland, and several Dutch cities. The Canadian government will be giving its citizens, in a …

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Erdogan closing the doors on Turkish society

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued his domestic and foreign war on his opposition by closing the newspaper Zaman this week. Police raided Zaman’s Istanbul offices hours after a court ruling …

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March 8th: the struggle against the executioners of gender equality

  Internationally, women’s rights and freedoms continue to be under attack by the instruments of patriarchy, organized religion and global capitalism. Women’s right to equal pay, to education, to vote, …

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Paris agreement and capital’s relation to nature

This year, in Paris, 196 nations signed an agreement to curb carbon dioxide emissions and ‘save’ the world from the brink of complete environmental disaster. However, the intention behind the …

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“Sharing Economy” and the state of today’s class-struggle

The phenomenon titled the “sharing economy” by the Economist in 2013, is an important development in capitalism economy with both ruinous and advantageous effects on the working-class struggle. This is …

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The value of being human: from Islam to anti-theism

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris that have left scores of people dead and many critically injured, it is important to understand the chain of events leading …

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Turkish elections and Political Islam

The Turkish AKP (Justice and Development Party) will face an insurmountable opposition from the Turkish people in this coming election. Erdogan’s decade long attempts at creating an Islamic hegemony in …

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TTIP: shifting the cost of production

  With several years of secret negotiations between different corporations and governments from around the world, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has been signed. TTIP represents one of the …

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Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders: steam valve politics

  The election of Jeremy Corbyn as the Labour leader in the UK, and the political position of Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential candidate race, both serve a similar …

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The refugee crisis: who will define citizenship?

  Syrian refugees along with the thousands of other refugees from war stricken countries are fleeing to Europe as a safe haven. Their home countries, for the most part vacuous …

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Understanding the migration crisis through capital contradictions

There are currently 3 million Syrian people that have fled Syria to the neighbouring countries (Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan) and another 6 million Syrians displaced within Syria who are …

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Greece and revolutionary leadership

Alexis Tsipras has announced that he is leaving the left-wing Syriza party. Syriza, a movement that attempted to reify the Greek people’s hope for an escape from the abject poverty …

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The class-character of the Brazilian protests

  Protests took place in 200 cities across Brazil on Sunday against austerity measures, and political corruption marring the Dilma Rousseff administration. Major news media have assiduously attempted to frame …

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Erdogan’s war on Kurds

The current president of Turkey, Erdogan, has assiduously defended bombing the Kurdish people in Syria by roiling reality on the ground with the guise of fighting against ISIS. However, it …

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Austerity cuts and capital absorption crisis

  Thousands of people marched in the streets of London and other major cities in the UK demanding an end to the draconian cuts being made to the social services …

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