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Marxism and Anarchism: The Philosophical Roots of the Marx-Bakunin Conflict

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Ann Robertson

This article is available as a PDF.  Please see the Publications page. This the first part of this article has been translated into Greek and Italian. Introduction Again, I’m not enough of a Marx scholar to pretend to an authoritative judgment. My impression, for what it is worth, is that the early Marx was very much […]

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A Better World is Possible With Socialism

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Ann Robertson

But socialism is more than being well paid for the work one does. It truly revolutionizes how society operates. The capitalist system, in which a small number of capitalists are allowed to subordinate everyone else’s interests to their own – sometimes perverse – pleasures, is replaced with a democratic structure in which the working class […]

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Socialism: What It Is and What It Is Not

Socialism: What It Is and What It Is Not
Ann Robertson

“Socialism!” The mere uttering of the word conjures up the most horrifying nightmare for a small, extremely rich minority who, because it monopolizes the productive forces of society-the factories and businesses that make up our economy – succeed in pursuing unlimited profit and unimaginable riches by allotting to the rest of humanity an increasingly smaller […]

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Book Review: The Return of Depression Economics

Ann Robertson

Krugman’s theory appears progressively bankrupt when we discover that he is not only prepared to abandon the majority of the world’s nations, which are struggling to survive in the capitalist system, but he is equally prepared to turn his back on the majority of the inhabitants of the wealthy nations; for he concedes that in […]

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