A generation of idiots and the tools we worship

Many readers may not know this but in 1949 Albert Einstein, the great scientist of the 20th century, wrote a piece for the economic journal, Monthly Review, entitled: “Why Socialism”.  In it, he calls for the establishment of a social and economic system that puts people before profit.  He also speaks of the “predatory phase” […]

Teachers' Strikes and the Fight Against Austerity in Ontario: All over the globe financialization is occuring under the rubric of austerity

The   B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 758 January 15, 2013 http://www.socialistproject.ca/bullet/758.php Murray Cooke On January 3, Ontario Education Minister Laurel Broten announced that she will be imposing concessionary contracts on the province’s teachers. This is a drastic attack on collective bargaining rights that the teachers have said they will […]

Cotacachi, Ecuador: A new form of democracy has been born in this small town in the north of Ecuador. And the world is beginning to find its way here in recognition of that fact

  You can read part one of this series at:  http://www.dailycensored.com/2012/08/26/cotacachi-ecuador-participatory-democracy-and-another-world-is-happening/ I am currently in Cotacachi, Ecuador where a new form of democracy is taking hold.  It is called “participatory democracy” and in this small village, located high in the Andes, the concept is not only taking hold, it is growing. Here in Cotacachi many […]

Cotacachi, Ecuador: Participatory democracy and 'another world is happening'!

The following was published in 2008 by Linda McFarlin at: http://www.pro-ecuador.com/living-in-ecuador-morales.html The story is in three parts.  Here we meet Cesar Alvear Morales and then part one and two deals directly with the notion of ‘participatory democracy’ that is taking place in Cotacachi, Ecuador.  Not only is another world possible, another world is already being […]

Governor Walker's victory and what it might mean: Police and thieves in the street

I recently read a shocking report about a country presumably trying to combat criminality, especially narco-trafficking, and to do so are using brutish and restrictive means to kettle the general population.  One such means is greater surveillance and repression, both on line, on phone and in the streets.   The article noted that country has passed […]

Enhanced Austerity Techniques

Last year, socialism lost to austerity in the polls - that is, in Merriam-Webster’s Top Ten Words of the Year. “Austerity clearly resonates with many people,” Merriam-Webster’s Editor at Large Peter Sokolowski observed, noting that it was the most-searched word of 2010 on their web site. This was no spontaneous grassroots effort for the public […]

The Death of Capitalism

The Death of Capitalism: Birth of a New Society By: Solomon Comissiong One does not have to be a doctor, or play one on TV, to understand that in order to have a chance at eradicating any malady from the body you must find its root cause. The physician must figure out what is causing […]

Nativo Lopez: Legalization or No Reelection

Nativo Lopez is the National Director or Hermandad Mexicana Latinoamericana and the National President Mexican American Political Association (MAPA). He prepared the following English and Spanish versions of this speech for the massive May Day march and rally in Los Angeles. Sadly, the conservatism of the liberal immigrant rights groups, coupled with the sectarianism of […]

Anti-socialism

Anti-socialism There is a culture of anti-socialism that is permeating our society. It is not a phobia of Socialism per se but rather a pervasive and widespread pathology of manipulation and distortion akin to that of sociopathy and criminal behavior. The impetus for this writing came as reaction to the cheap chants of socialism bandied […]