The Dark Truth Behind Poppy Remembrance

What it is and what it means The First World War was an abattoir for working class men. The death toll from WWI is estimated at 40M, over a million of those from Britain (not exclusively working class men, of course). They were sent to their deaths for nothing. European empires were scrabbling for dominance […]

How ‘Nuance’ is used as Leftist Apologism for Empire

Originally published by Red Fightback here, where you can also listen to the article as audio. All the social-chauvinists are now “Marxists” – don’t laugh! – Lenin What is imperialism? Food travels from the far corners of the globe to your local supermarket round the corner while kids in those far corners must slog 5 […]

What’s the Difference between Socialism and Communism?

The terms ‘socialism’ and ‘communism’ are 2 of the most misused in public discourse, so let’s clear things up. Firstly, socialism is misapplied to what is more accurately described as ‘welfare capitalism’ or ‘when the gov’t does stuff’ (aka ‘social democracy’). This is a pretence of socialism which aims to forestall genuine working class power, […]

They’re Going Home: English Nationalism is Toxic

When they win they attack NHS ambulances, Alsatians and Ikeas, when they lose they attack their wives and girlfriends (domestic violence increases 26% when England play and 38% when they lose). Of course, being an England supporter doesn’t make you a racist, or even right-wing, but it does mean you’re rubbing shoulders with racists and […]

Complete Toolkit for Dismantling Anti-Immigration Arguments

That awkward moment when someone, either family member or stranger, makes some comment like “bloody immigrants” or shares a Britain First post. What do you do? If you don’t say anything, you may feel guilty later, yet if you do, you might be in for an awkward confrontation. Here is a crib sheet for dealing […]

Outsourcing Violence: Private Armies & Human Rights in the World’s Third Largest Employer

‘Britain is no longer what it was’. This is a common refrain in the corporate media whitewashing Britain’s profoundly virulent role in the world at large. Rather than ‘losing’ an empire, Britain has in fact adapted to a new order in which, admittedly, it is no longer top dog, but nevertheless still has the capacity […]

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