Iran, Israel, the USA and World Capitalism

By - John Reimann The turmoil over whether (or when) Israel and/or the US will attack Iran is far more than a conflict between the regimes of these nations, as important as that conflict may be; it contains within it, and it affects all the tensions and conflicts wracking world capitalism. This includes the ongoing economic […]

The Theory of Uninterrupted Revolution and its Relevance Today

As they did in the 1950s, once again, the winds of revolution are sweeping the former colonial world. This time, however, these winds are mixed with those of counter-revolution also, and this complication is partly a result of the failure of the previous period to resolve the problems in that part of the world. During […]

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 […]

Thailand – a Mirror of World Developments

The developments in Thailand, leading up to and including the recent mass murder carried out by the regime, perfectly embody the major processes under way in world capitalism of recent decades. During the Vietnam War and shortly thereafter, the US maintained an important air force base in Thailand. This was mainly to check Chinese communism. […]

Haiti Then and Now

World capitalism has never forgiven Haiti for being the home to the only fully successful slave revolt nor for becoming the first independent nation of African peoples (1804). At the point of a gun (12 French warships with 200 cannons, to be exact) they forced Haiti to pay today’s equivalent of $23 billion as the […]