Lee Camp: The Dark Secret History of Capitalism

Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of corporations and currency, to the modern system that’s destroying the lives of the poor today. The ruling class don’t even try to hide the inhumanity that keeps the system running anymore now that it has become almost impossible to ignore. This leaves it up to popular movements to end the capitalist system and create something new. 

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Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist?

WHITNEY WEBB: Wall Street now monetizes nature

Walter Benjamin: Capitalism as Religion (1921)

Noam Chomsky: Internationalism or Extinction (Universalizing Resistance)

Society of the Spectacle / ‘इमेज‘ – ‘Image’: A Poem on Deaths in the Age of Covid

Ravi Bhoothalingam: Coronavirus and the Mandate of Heaven

Gastón Gordillo: Nazi Architecture As Affective Weapon

George Monbiot – Asymmetric force: Pegasus spyware is the latest tool autocrats are using to stay in power

George Lakey on Capitalism, public health and the Nordic model

Lynn Parramore: The perverted dreams of western modernity and capitalism may be exhausting themselves

Dilip Simeon: What is corruption?

Tanya Gold – How materialism makes us sad

Marina Hyde: The question every politician should be asking is, what does Mark Zuckerberg want with us?

Siva Vaidhyanathan: Facebook has just suffered its most devastating PR catastrophe yet / Jonathan Freedland: Is Facebook the tobacco industry of the 21st century?

George Orwell: Literature and Totalitarianism (1941)

George Orwell – Freedom of the Park (1945)

George Orwell Reviews Mein Kampf: “He Envisages a Horrible Brainless Empire” (1940)

J.K. Rowling asks us to remember George Orwell

George Orwell statue ‘too left-wing’ for the BBC

Are we Trapped in Orwell’s ‘1984’? By Robert Hassan

What Orwell Saw – and what he missed – about today’s world By THOMAS E. RICKS

Ignorance is Strength-Freedom is Slavery-War is Peace (George Orwell, 1984)

Book review – George Orwell: A Life in Letters

A Final Warning by George Orwell

The Political George Orwell. By DAVID N. SMITH

Dorian Lynskey – Nothing but the truth: the legacy of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell in China: Big Brother in every bookshop

Book Review – Karl Polanyi: What the Austro-Hungarian economic theorist tells us about the upheavals of our age

Pandora Papers: Suspect foreign money flows into booming American tax havens on promise of eternal secrecy