Author Archives: Prole Center

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Originally posted on toritto:
You can grow up mean in little houses without a single book, save the Bible slaughtering pigs, kicking chickens drowning kittens without a second thought. Rusty coal stove in the living room Poppa smelling of gasoline…

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On U.S. Imperialism, Capitalism and Fascism

via On U.S. Imperialism, Capitalism and Fascism – The Greanville Post

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Ancap / Right-Wing Libertarian Foolishness: “Free” Market Competition

These right-wing libertarians (I guess they call themselves ancaps these days) are just too much. They are so ignorant and ridiculous. They don’t really understand capitalism at all. One of their central tenets is market fundamentalism. They think that the … Continue reading

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Buy My Book: Against the Rich

I have just published my first book! It basically explains the class struggle by analyzing the history and nature of the bourgeoisie. At just under a hundred pages, it is meant to be a quick and easy introduction to socialist … Continue reading

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A Story from East Germany: Proletarian Doctors (No More)

May 11, 1990 The Berliner Zeitung carries a straight-faced account of a meeting of doctors from East and West. Four hundred doctors were invited by a private firm, a bank providing loans to doctors, on a boat trip from Tegel … Continue reading

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A Story from East Germany: Healthcare

February 8, 1990 Last night Frances suddenly developed pain in her knee and could hardly walk. We decided to call a doctor; but how? The telephone book has five full pages of different medical facilities: clinics, polyclinics, medical practices, hospitals, … Continue reading

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The war on Iran has begun. Russia must end it.

Originally posted on Dan Glazebrook:
Things are escalating again in one of Syria’s many wars. Last Sunday, 29th April, two massive strikes – presumed by Israel – reportedly hit the Syrian Arab Army’s 47th Brigade military base and arms depots…

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My reflections on interviewing Noam Chomsky about Libya

Originally posted on Dan Glazebrook:
(Write up of my original interview here)  I interviewed Noam Chomsky in October 2011, but it was not published for two months, because none of the newspapers, magazines and journals who usually print my work…

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Another Beautiful Soul: Counterpunching the Global Assault on Dissent

Originally posted on what's left:
April 25, 2018 By Stephen Gowans I was recently alerted to Sonali Kolhatkar’s Truth Dig article, “Why Are Some on the Left Falling for Fake News on Syria?”, which Counterpunch found important enough to…

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Mehdi Hasan, beautiful soul, and his diatribe against the consequential Left

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April 21, 2018 By Stephen Gowans If it wasn’t already clear, The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan, wants us to know he’s a beautiful soul. In an April 19 diatribe against “Bashar al Assad apologists,” Hasan…

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