Tiger King: false consent and masked ideologues

On its surface, Netflix's Tiger King shows barefaced the decay and illusion of the American Dream. Joe Exotic, the Tiger King, struggles to keep up with the costs of running his zoo, he hires desperate labourers who are grossly overworked and criminally underpaid, and he has fully internalized the fetishized idea of private property in … Continue reading Tiger King: false consent and masked ideologues

Epstein murdered – The West is a billionaire pedophile oligarchy

It's getting harder and harder for "rational" people practicing respectable politics to deny the outright evil workings of global capitalism. It's becoming more and more clear that what was once thought to be a radical conspiracy is now appearing as a horrifying truth: global capitalism is an oligarchy run by billionaires complicit in global human … Continue reading Epstein murdered – The West is a billionaire pedophile oligarchy

We’re all working class – why the term still matters

In our modern economy we have jobs and careers of all kinds and people of various hierarchical positions within organizations. It can appear as though the all powerful working class Marx once lauded as the future liberators of humanity has been divided up into multiple distinct sets of classes, each with their own characteristics and … Continue reading We’re all working class – why the term still matters

Solidarity with the conservative working class

My parents grew up in communist Yugoslavia, a market socialist state that, despite its flaws, was largely supported by its multi-ethnic and culturally diverse population. The state provided its citizens with a solid economic base by putting a priority on social needs. Education and medical care were free, housing was widely available and affordable, the … Continue reading Solidarity with the conservative working class