Author Archives: Prole Center

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Inspiring class-consciousness and an educated, strong and militant Working Class

The Politics of Fear

Originally posted on TJ Petrowski:
The same message is clear everywhere you look: be afraid, be very, very afraid. Whether it is about terrorism, jobs, or who to vote for, fear is a powerful weapon, economically and politically, in the…

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The Spanish Civil War: The 80th anniversary

Originally posted on REDFLAGFLYING:
With all the various worthy and necessary commemorations about the centenary of the First World War, another anniversary has been sadly overlooked. The Spanish Civil War started in 1936, eighty years ago. It is hardly ever…

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John Lennon Warned Us About Middle Class “Tarts and Fags”

What John Lennon referred to as “tarts and fags” are egocentric, bourgeois liberals – rebellious in their youth – while eventually becoming just like their parents and a part of the very system that they once claimed to hate. Having … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Soft Power: The Kaepernick Affair

After having a conversation with a fellow NFL player who just happens to be an ex-Green Beret, Colin Kaepernick has decided that rather than sitting down for the national anthem, that he would instead take a knee (or genuflect as … Continue reading

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Clearing the Way?

I like this cartoon. I’ve actually thought of using curling myself as a metaphor for how the CIA, for instance, operates covertly. They use various means to influence indirectly or from the sidelines in order to hide their involvement and … Continue reading

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