World Capitalism’s Battle to Control Libya

It appears that the 42 year rule of Moammar Khadafy is coming to an end. Yet his rule and the events leading up to the present situation in Libya contain many of the most fundamental laws of history of capitalism. Colonial Revolution Khadafy came to power on the heels of the mass colonial revolt of […]

The US as Aging Prize Fighter: The US Capitalist Class

One hundred years ago (November, 1909), the famous American author Jack London, wrote a short story called “A Piece of Steak.” In it, an aging prize fighter climbs into the ring one last time. In his prime, this fighter was able to overwhelm his opponents with his strength and speed. Over the years, he has […]