The Limits of Identity Politics on Race

A black British woman said a visit to El Nido, Palawan, was the “worst four days” of her life. Elayne Peddy said she was ridiculed mercilessly by Filipino people. They said things like: “I was called a fat, ugly monkey, big fat black girl. One woman in a shop just grabbed my stomach and said…

US Treasury imposes new sanctions on Iran

The US Treasury has announced a new round of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a continuing effort to punish the country for not being a compliant puppet for US capital, the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has placed further unjust restrictions on trade. The move was announced earlier today. (link) It seems the…

The Ouroboros of Capital

Originally posted on Infinite Ocean:
In The Ouroboros of Dialectical Materialism, I discussed how the ouroboros, a serpent coiled into a circle and biting its tail, can be an effective symbol of the relationship between opposites. The biting head represents one extreme, the bitten tail is the opposite extreme, and every point along the length…

Trump Government Corruption Strikes Puerto Rican Food

The Trump administration has been caught once again engaging in corruption. Despite the terrible horror that has been unleashed upon the people of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, it seems not even they are immune from the conduct of the Trump government. It has been revealed that a Trump administration contractor was given a $156…