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Obama, this is no economic crisis, it is the systemic breakdown of capitalism

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To eradicate a perennial depressive pestilence, it is necessary, not to white-wash its phenomenological fascist grimace or its 'humane' features, is not to pump trillions of barren paper greenbacks , more fiat money or fake capital, into its cancerous economic veins. Precisely this the desperate Democrats are now offering as world panacea to rejuvenate once more a senile Dracula, to prevent the inexorable demise of a global capitalist mode of production, that already destroyed millions and millions of precious, promising human beings, intrinsic parts of total planetary life itself.

To get rid of a global, globalized 'plague' (Simon Bolivar), President Obama, we have to become radical, to grasp the 'axis of evil' at its very radix, at its very roots, to eradicate it. The current radical solution is simply drawing up a global program and project to annihilate this Draconic world system, all capitalist relations, class rule, military threats, geophysical weapons and dangers and to introduce real, true human socialism 'of, by and for the people'.

Taking a kaleidoscopic view, let us see why? Very simple: In Africa you do not poison the black mamba with its own venom. Any African, any true Christian knows what to do with a 'generation of vipers'.

Yes, Thomas Gray foresaw the coming human tragedy in this capitalist graveyard called globalization alias 'world economic crisis'. In his "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard", he unveiled the cardinal, capital crimes against humanity, the destruction of human life and the wastage of human sweetness, of revolutionary eros and emancipatory orgon, on the capitalist 'desert air': 

"Full many a gem of purest ray serene, 
The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear: 
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, 
And waste its sweetness on the desert air."

How much human creativity, creation, joy, fire, beauty, truth and love were destroyed by capitalism across the millennia, and now, in surplus production, in over production of useless rubbish and mortal arms of mass destruction, the pauperized toiling 'gems' and 'flowers', the 'downtrodden' with trillions have to bailout their opulent masters, the international marauding vultures. Mercilessly they lose their livelihood, they are being laid off, sacked, their wages ransacked, their social benefits plundered.

Believe it or not, soon, in violent class struggles, they will have to confront fascist regimes, economic starvation, political oppression and social misery and violent upheavals, worse than between 1929 and 1945.

The above is in the air, reading between the lines, with scientific precision cum ira et studio, any conscientious, conscious historian, scholar or Marxist could verify its ominous tendencies and apocalyptic latencies in the world news.

However, concerning Wall Street and President Obama's mega recuperation plan, what does not appear in 'breaking news', in the 'headlines' of world news?

The quintessence of that what we all want to save, the heart beat of capitalism. Except 'collateral damage', nobody is being exploited, dominated, discriminated, killed and alienated by, for and in capitalism.

What is its dialectical opposite, its negation, what is anti-capitalism, what is scientific and philosophic socialism? On the dangerous Information Highway the 'wicked' Arabs, Bin Laden and Ali Baba must have organized a mammoth robbery and stole all the proletarian mews reels.

Perhaps, at last, in Calcutta, the skinny children of Mother Theresa, tortured by physical and mental leprosy or AIDS, can now see a faint ray of real democratic hope on the Southern crimson horizon; at last, between the capitalist slumps, crashes and clashes, now these forgotten, god forlorn creatures, these little beggars, to their own detriment, also can have something bitter to chew, to 'celebrate': 'now it is their turn also'!

Humanity, welcome to the 'Club of Calcutta'!

In 'Capital', as a tendential law of the development of capital, Marx predicted it as the coming geometric progressive explosion of global pauperization of millions of global workers, and even of the middle and upper classes.

Hence, President Obama, what are we trying to save? Labor, Capital or Capitalism? There exists no isolated world economic crisis rather we are witnessing the protracted global Last Supper of Capitalism?

Thus, Obama, learning from our common African history, we have to tackle the corporate, imperialist bull and bully by its very deadly horns! Otherwise we could just as well forget all the sweet eloquent peace-talks, could stop running from summit to summit, because soon the whole capitalist edifice could crash down like once the ex-Soviet Union, like lately the symbolic majestic ex-Twin Towers. And please, Ali Baba or Robin Hood have nothing to do with this Great Crash. King Midas, Croesus and Cecil John Rhodes, yes!

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I, Franz John Tennyson Lee, was born in Ficksburg in 1938. I am a South African then classified as "Coloured" by the racist legislation of my home country. Since 1962, having acquired a scholarship to study overseas, I have been living in the (more...)
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