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The People and Places

Karl Marx (1818-1883)

Karl Marx (1818-1883)Karl Heinrich Marx (May 5, 1818-March 14, 1883) was a Prussian philosopher, political economist, author and revolutionary socialist. His ideas played a significant role in the development of social science and the socialist movement.

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Political Theory and Philosophy

Marxism – Theory and Philosophy – An Introduction

Marxism is a theory, and an ideology, that combines economic, social and political change resulting in a fair and equal society (i.e. communism). Formulated and pioneered by Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels, marxism focuses on a materialist interpretation of history, a dialectical view of social change, and the development and eventual collapse of capitalism.

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The People and Places

Freidrich Engels (1820-1895)

Freidrich Engels (1820-1895)Freidrich Engels (1820-1895), German sociologist, economist and co-author of The Communist Manifesto (1848) and co-founder of marxism with Karl Marx.

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Banking & Finance

UK Banks – More Crisis – Is Your Money Safe?

Who’s in control of the banks? In a week where Royal Bank of Scotland’s NatWest software ‘glitch’ brought chaos to personal and business banking while Barclays Bank are fined for ‘fixing’ inter-bank lending rates, faith in the UK banking system plummets to yet another low.

When the Bank of England governor criticises the banking system as providing “shoddy” service to it’s customers, it’s time for people to start asking serious questions.

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Where Angels Fear to Dream

The Human Element | Free Hugs Campaign

If you’ve read Where Angels fear to Dream you’ll know that the human element of life is important – here’s a great example of the better side of human nature

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Wilfing

What Was I Looking For? Have you been wilfing around?

WILFING with Wilf!…

If you were ‘wilfing’ then you may or may not be disappointed to end up here? From one Wilf to another (that’s from Wilfrid to a Wilfer!), you could find a lot worse places to spend a short period of your internet life…

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Christmas Gift Credit Crunch Global Financial Crisis

Credit Crunch – Christmas Gift Idea

Global Credit Crisis! Looking for an excellent Christmas Gift to beat the Credit Crunch? Buy Where Angels Fear to Dream There is a man called Wilfrid Downing Who’d said the future wasn’t bright He wrote a poem with all his thoughts in To save the people from their plight Wilf was right in his future […]

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The Money Essay

The Money Essay

Reforming the international monetary system and banking reform. How to make capitalism history. Read The Money Essay.

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Marxist Heroes

Che Guevara RIP

Ernesto Che Guevara was a Latin American Marxist, who has become an iconic image. Critics suggest he was a brutal man who ordered executions of opponents and helped the movement of Cuba towards communism. Whatever the memory he will be long remembered and we simply say RIP.

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In Memory Of

Commemorative cross for victims of Stalinist purges

A giant commemorative cross has been erected near Moscow for the victims of Stalinist purges which commenced 70 years ago.