Can Iran Save Afghanistan from Unending Conflict?

For almost two decades the United States has carried out a murderous occupation of Afghanistan. Following the events of 9/11, the US has sought to use the event as a justification to expand the American empire further. Under the pretext of “fighting terrorism,” the US has carried out brutal war after brutal war upon sovereign…

Chinese Imperialism in Africa is Here

I’ve been skeptical of this claim that China is an imperialist power. I reserved judgement until I saw something sustentative. The US has been quick to call China an imperialist power in a wholly hypocritical move. Far left so-called Marxists have also been quick to call China imperialist when their modus operandi has been to…

A Poor Marxist Understanding of the Yellow Vest Protests

Just recently InDefense of Marxism republished a piece by a French page Revolution: International Marxist Tendency. The piece is in support of the Yellow Vest protests in France. Essentially, by using the words of Lenin they claim that France is on the verge of a communist revolution. Frankly, their view is wholly utopian and short-sighted.…

Where is Bitcoin 10 Years after its Creation?

Bitcoin is now facing a year-on-year loss in value as the cryptocurrency continues to decline. This comes as it is celebrating its tenth birthday. Ten years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin’s anonymous founder detailed in a document how Bitcoin would proceed and why it was needed. Almost all of his predictions were incorrect. All of mine…

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…