11-17-foreign-exchange-markets-made-easy

Foreign-Exchange Markets Made Easy

Previously, I asked my audience if they wanted some kind of aid in understanding financial markets. Here is part one which describes foreign currency exchange markets. All countries issue currency. The value of said currency can only be judged by an external reference. This reference is the exchange rate. It becomes the fundamental price in…

11-10-the-2016-election-and-the-failing-of-first-worldism

The 2016 Election and the Failing of First Worldism

The election of Donald Trump has polarised politics in a way that has not been seen for some time. Already there are reports of violence on both sides of the American political spectrum: liberals attacking conservatives, and conservatives attacking liberals. While this may seem like a new development, it certainly isn’t. Elements on the first…

10-22-peak-identity-politics-has-been-achieved-in-south-africa

Peak Identity Politics has been achieved in South Africa

The point of identity politics is to place one’s identity above proper material analysis. As Marxists, we see this as historical materialism, materialism, and revolutionary science. In other fields, it relies on other methods. Biology relies upon chemical interactions and how they are observed. Gravity and related fields are reliant upon physics. These sciences depend…

10-14-george-soros-and-the-men-of-conspiracy

George Soros and the Men of Conspiracy

It is nothing new to acknowledge that conspiracy theories are floating around leftists circles. Marxists are no exception to this. At any given time, on any Marxist facebook page, we can see mentions of George Soros, Bill Gates, Rothschild family, and others. The common view is that there’s some kind of “evil” bourgeois figure that’s…

09-27-work-in-progress-unity-of-the-oppressed-not-fractured-nations

Work in Progress: Unity of the Oppressed – Not Fractured Nations

The question of revolution against imperialism is inevitably bound up with the question of self-determination. In the history of revolutionary struggles, there has been the question of allowing minority groups to exercise their self-determination. All oppressed groups are looked at in a way that would facilitate their liberation. Within many countries, there are simultaneous oppressions…

09-15-new-book-sample-unemployment-data

New Book Sample: Unemployment Data

The following is a selection from a new book I’m working on called: Super Simple Economics. The goal of the book is to explain everyday economic phenomena. Here I’m presenting the section on unemployment data. Unemployment data is most useful for determining the health of an economy. Employed people are actively engaged in the economy.…