Argentina’s politico-economic woes: Neoliberalism against socialism

I’m just another uninformed Argentinean giving his opinion on the country’s economy. But who isn’t? I’ve read Marx, Stiglitz and watched economists all around the world trying to explain the reasons behind Argentina’s poor economic performance. The world unanimously agrees… Continue Reading

Neo-communism: 1. Critical points of Marx’s and Engel’s Communist Manifesto 1.2.The dualism: Bourgeoisie and proletarians

1.2. The dualism: Bourgeoisie and proletarians These two concepts were conceived with a very specific meaning and to be used only in the historical moment Marx lived in. To talk about bourgeoisie and proletarians in the twenty-first century is anachronistic… Continue Reading

Neo-communism: 1. Critical points of Marx’s and Engel’s Communist Manifesto 1.1. Class struggle

1. Critical points of Marx’s and Engel’s Communist Manifesto 1.1. Class struggle One of the most essential premises of Marx’s works is that “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles” (Marx; Engels 1848: 14).… Continue Reading

On Capitalism, Socialism and Communism: Why Do We Struggle to Find the Balance? -by Kate Harveston

Imagine being there as the Berlin wall fell. Though it might seem like a long time ago, 1990 marked the latest sea change in Earth’s geopolitical climate cycle. Communism, arch-nemesis of democracy and the West, had lost. Or had it?… Continue Reading