Posts Tagged ‘ James Heartfield ’

James Heartfield and Me (debating Marx on Facebook)

Jun 30th, 2015 | By

James Heartfield’s response and rebuttal to this blog was published on July 1st, 2015 under the simple and obvious title James Heartfield Responds.   I recently spent several hours debating Marx (specifically Andrew Kliman’s interpretation of Marx’s crisis theory) on Doug Henwood’s Facebook wall. The person on the other side of the screen turned out

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The European Union and the End of Politics, James Heartfield

May 1st, 2013 | By

Introduction: The Soft Coup d’État Winter 2011/12. The Greek parliament is besieged from without by angry protestors. They riot burning down banks and government buildings. The Italian government, too, faces mass opposition – a general strike in protest at €450 billion government spending cuts. In Ireland, Spain and many other European countries there are angry

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Unpatriotic History of the Second World War, James Heartfield

Jan 29th, 2013 | By

The myth of the ‘Good War’ At the conclusion of the First World War, militarism was widely condemned by the intelligentsia, deeply unpopular among working class leaders – a scepticism that entrenched pacifism and socialist anti-militarism in the 1920s and 30s. In September 1934, US Senator Gerald Nye opened a hearing into the munitions industry

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