(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 11, 2013 John Gray, David Hawkes, and the Myth of Progress
Is progress a myth? John Gray thinks it is; David Hawkes believes there may be anti-progress(!). Scientific progress seems to be well established; the problem is with moral progress.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 17, 2015 Sin, Socialism, and Sacrilege
Reply to a Wall Street Journal op-ed supporting so-called religious peoples rights to discriminate against gay people.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Lenin on the Paris Commune (1871)
Review of Chapter III Section 1 of State and Revolution.
The examination of socialism has been buried under the propaganda of the bourgeois state and its media organs Even a cursory examination of Marx and Engels' works shows how prescient they were, and how so many of their predictions regarding the oligarchic nature of capital have been borne out. Series: The State and Revolution (12 Articles, 10273 views)
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 18, 2012 Extreme Weather: The Maya and Us
Discusses extreme weather conditons of today in comparison to the conditions leading to the collapse of the Maya cilvilization.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 26, 2013 De Blasio and the Sandinistas
De Blasio can be proud of the fact that he supported the Sandinistas and the people of Nicaragua while Joe Lhota's team, the Republicans and Reagan supported the fascist Contras.