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Marx on the advances of 1848

“This antagonism between modern industry and science on the one hand, modern misery and dissolution on the other hand; this antagonism between the productive powers and the social relations of our epoch is a fact, palpable, overwhelming, and not to … Continue reading

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May 1968

“No revolution, yet many symptoms of one. Whoever, living through those days in France, dared to stick his neck outside the safety of his room has plenty to see and to learn. It was not just a question of barricades, … Continue reading

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Do what you love mantra: Capitalist optimism in hindsight.

“Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life! Before succumbing to the intoxicating warmth of that promise, it’s critical to ask, “Who, exactly, benefits from making work feel like non-work?” “Why should workers feel as … Continue reading

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Salvador Allende, Santiago de Chile, 11 September 1973- Last Words to the Nation

My friends, Surely this will be the last opportunity for me to address you. The Air Force has bombed the towers of Radio Portales and Radio Corporación. My words do not have bitterness but disappointment. May they be a moral … Continue reading

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