Tag: capitalism

Is it true that there is no alternative to capitalism? Is capitalism the only possible form of society?

Amelia Horgan, Lost in Work – Escape from Capitalism is an intelligent book which starts from the observation of the state of work in UK to ask fundamental and radical questions about capitalism. She warns us that any account of capitalism according to which “things happen in a capitalist way because that’s just how capitalism works” is a useless account of our system. In other words, she urges us to abandon the banality of such a statement as “X, Y or Z happens because of capitalism”. To seek an alternative to the neoliberalism and austerity a different approach is needed.

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A Very Short Introduction to Marxism


Why the new generations should know about Marxism. Marxism is a critical theory that has had a profound impact on the way we understand society, economics, and political power. Its insights into the workings of capitalism, exploitation, and class struggle remain highly relevant today, and its influence can be seen in a wide range of social movements and political struggles around the world. Answer this two questions [ays_quiz id=’2′] For the new generation, learning about Marxism is essential for a number of reasons. First and foremost, it provides a framework for understanding the deep structural inequalities and injustices that continue

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‘Sons of Anarchy’: A Heart-Pounding Story of Competing Wills

“Sons of Anarchy” is a popular television show that has sparked much philosophical reflection and debate among viewers and scholars alike. From its themes of loyalty, family, and survival, to its exploration of freedom, justice, and morality, the show pushes its audience to think critically about some of the most fundamental questions of human existence. In this series of articles, we will delve into the philosophical ideas and theories that are brought to the forefront by the show and its characters.

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Capitalism’s Dark Secret: How Piketty’s Capital Exposes the Continuing Rise of Economic Inequality

Excerpt: In “Capital,” economist Thomas Piketty delves into the history of economic inequality and the concentration of wealth. Through extensive data analysis, he argues that the gap between the rich and the poor has been increasing in recent decades and that this trend is likely to continue unless drastic action is taken. Piketty’s book has already had a major impact on the way we think about inequality and the role of wealth in society and is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the root causes of economic inequality.

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Consumerism: The Addiction of the Collective

Unnecessary consumerism is something that we as a society are indisputably guilty of. For most, the high that comes with placing a spontaneous online order is unmatched. The feeling of admiring your purchases after a tiresome but worthwhile day of shopping is one of ecstasy. Many people are no strangers to having a ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ moment, or partaking in some retail therapy – but when do these moments of pleasure become addictions? Are we victims of the drug that is consumerism? There’s an undeniable truth to the term ‘retail therapy’. Shopping provides us with comfort. Due to the

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