Why “Real” Capitalism Can Never Exist

Introduction We’ve often heard the phrase “that’s not real capitalism” used as a denial for all the undemocratic, horrible, inhuman things capitalism does. Anytime capitalism does something horrible the excuse is made that a “real” free market wouldn’t have done it. This is usually accompanied by all manner of false claims about how the government…

Is it Time to Legalize Murder?

Murder needs to be legalized. Illegal murder only pushes it into the black market, where cartels of thugs can overcharge and abuse their position given a lack of competition. Making murder legal also allows it to be taxed and regulated, so that murderers can work in sanitary and humane conditions, and revenues can be used…

Critique of Jacob Spinney’s Video On Exploitation

A response to a reactionary video by anarcho-capitalist Jacob Spinney, by Klaas Velija (a good friend and a great teacher of Marxism) http://crushcapital.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/critique-of-jacob-spinneys-video-on-exploitation/ “So what exactly do people mean when they say that workers are being exploited?” Exploitation is defined as “making use of some vulnerability in another person in order to use them to…