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Alex Knight is a proponent of the End of Capitalism Theory, which states that the global capitalist system is breaking down due to ecological and social limits to growth and that a paradigm shift toward a non-capitalist future is underway. He is working on a book titled "The End of Capitalism" and seeks a publisher. Since 2007 he has edited the website endofcapitalism.com. He has a degree in electrical engineering and a Master's in political science, both from Lehigh University. He lives in Philadelphia, where he is a teacher and organizer.

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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 11, 2010
Class Division in the English Language Would you rather receive a hearty welcome or a cordial reception? Notice the imagery and feelings evoked by the two phrases. The first has a Germanic origin, the second, French. The English language is split along class lines -- a reflection of the Norman invasion of England, almost 1000 years ago. German-derived English words carry with them a working class connotation, and French-derived words sound aristocratic.
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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Why Marxism Has Failed, And Why Zombie-Marxism Cannot Die --" Part 1 In this era of capitalist crisis, when the entire system threatens to implode, new challenges, and new opportunities, are springing to life. To be relevant to our own century requires shedding the dead superstitions of the past, and facing the future with critical consciousness.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Take Back the Land, Give Root to Democracy Review of the book "Take Back the Land" by Max Rameau. Review by Alex Knight
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 6, 2010
The End of Capitalism? Part 3. Life After Capitalism The following exchange between Michael Carriere and Alex Knight occurred via email, July 2010. Alex Knight was questioned about the End of Capitalism Theory, which states that the global capitalist system is breaking down due to ecological and social limits to growth and that a paradigm shift toward a non-capitalist future is underway. This is the final part of a four-part interview.
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 31, 2010
The End of Capitalism? Part 2B. Social Limits and the Crisis The following exchange between Michael Carriere and Alex Knight occurred via email, July 2010. Alex Knight was questioned about the End of Capitalism Theory, which states that the global capitalist system is breaking down due to ecological and social limits to growth and that a paradigm shift toward a non-capitalist future is underway. This is the third part of a four-part interview.
Like Tectonic Plates Colliding: Capitalism is Ramming into the Limits to Growth,, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 26, 2010
The End of Capitalism?: Part 2A. Capitalism and Ecological Limits The following exchange between Michael Carriere and Alex Knight occurred via email, July 2010. Alex Knight was questioned about the End of Capitalism Theory, which states that the global capitalist system is breaking down due to ecological and social limits to growth and that a paradigm shift toward a non-capitalist future is underway. This is the second part of a four-part interview.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 25, 2010
The End of Capitalism?: Part 1. Crisis and Opportunity The following exchange between Michael Carriere and Alex Knight occurred via email, July 2010. Alex Knight was questioned about the End of Capitalism Theory, which states that the global capitalist system is breaking down due to ecological and social limits to growth and that a paradigm shift toward a non-capitalist future is underway.
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 28, 2009
Giving Thanks to Inspiration - Review of "The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community" Review of "The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community" by David Korten. Alex Knight reviews the book that can inspire us to move in a radical new direction.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 6, 2009
Who Were the Witches? - Patriarchal Terror and the Creation of Capitalism Alex Knight's book review of "Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation" by Silvia Federici (Autonomedia 2004)