Category Archives: History

Annotations and Criticisms of Hegel’s “Philosophy of Right”, Paragraphs 241-245, On Poverty

I made a bunch of quotes from Hegel’s “Philosophy of Right”. They include paragraphs 241-245 on pp. 187-189 retrieved from I also added some annotations and cross-references to Marx upon making these quotes. Hegel offered interesting insights into some … Continue reading

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On Justice Clarence Thomas

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is at the forefront of the conservative movement, and along with his wife (read: conflict of interest) would do everything to dismantle our social programs and government regulation of large multinational corporations. He is claiming … Continue reading

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The Dialectics of Slavery, On Fitzhugh and Calhoun

Here is my response to a Facebook conversation with Paul Fox on the dialectics of slavery, i.e. the apparent difference between slave-labor and wage-labor. There were two eminent Southern thinkers in US history, who were attempting everything to protect the … Continue reading

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Global Capitalism

There are those who relentlessly believe that globalized capitalism will be our way into the future, and that life has become tremendously better through capitalism, and that if we unleash global capital we will all benefit from this. There is … Continue reading

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Quote on The Value of Marx And Sanders’ Question

Today, I was wrestling with Bernie Sanders’ question, and that is why American people despite all the gains made in productivity, free trade and globalization have to work longer hours for fewer pay? Karl Marx gave the answer 150 years … Continue reading

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Essay über Konkurrenz und Wettbewerb

Man müsste sich überlegen warum einige Bevölkerungsgruppen erfolgreicher sind als andere. Erfolg darf am materiellen und sozio-kulturellen Reichtum einer Gesellschaft gemessen werden. Die Antwort liegt nicht nur in der Bereitstellung materieller Ressourcen, eine angenehme geographische und politische Lage, sondern in … Continue reading

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Essay on Liberalism and Social Liberalism

There is a notable distinction between old-school liberalism of the 16th and 17th century that formulated political change in Western societies (based on writings from John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and others) and Social Liberalism that is the emanation … Continue reading

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