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I support the the Republic of Wales, the Republic of Scotland and the Republic of England returning as members of the .

Israeli forces raided (twice the last week) a Palestinian hospital in a brute display of force. This is unfortunately to be expected from a neo-colonial Jewish ethnocratic nation. Militant occupation forces are almost never held accountable for their actions.

“They had long weapons and stun grenades and aggressively pushed and shoved through. They chased the injured youth, who’d been brought into the operating room, when a few of us doctors intervened to stop them… Others then began to roam the hospital and to harass anyone they found, staff, nurses, doctors, patients. There are kids in the hospital, old people. This is not acceptable…Why did they want to arrest the kid? He was bleeding to death and in critical shape, he wasn’t going anywhere,”

amnesty.org/en/latest/news/201

"Enough is enough
A line in the sand
Seven or eight thousand people
Killed by hand
They stepped off the edge
They did not step back
If we have not learnt
By now
Then we’re a sham"

P. J Harvey - A Line in the Sand
youtu.be/jTjfCyQLUWY

"The political parties that trade unions fund are far from perfect. But be wary of parties that don’t seek their support, and of parties that claim the mantel of progressive with no base in the working class. Most of all, be wary of the parties that draw a hard green line to stop pro-labor policy. Those parties are not to be trusted."

jacobinmag.com/2017/07/green-p

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Nourseen Salman was born in Sweden while parents with Israeli citizenship were seeking asylum.
Both Israel and Sweden denies now 18 month old Nourseen citizenship, so Sweden has decided to deport her to Israel even though without citizenship that means no health care, school, highly restricted travel, etc. Migration Agency says it's "burden of proof rests on the family to show that it exhausted all opportunities to register the girl". -SR
soc.ialis.me/media/_-Dc4XYz9Ef

Would comrades here be interested in Critical Theory tidbits? I'm thinking of sharing some articles and my thoughts about them. But there would be no point if no one is interested.

More by Sklair about envisioning the end of capitalism:

eprints.lse.ac.uk/71854/

"Is there a non-capitalist
alternative to globalization dominated by the TCC? The answer
begins with the aphorism: “It is easier to imagine the end of the
world, than to imagine the end of capitalism.”

A recent study be Leslie Sklair (2016) shows that the transnational capitalist class does not exist without pulling an effort. He shows that there are social movements that exist for global capitalism, just as much as there are movements against it.

Another section discusses non-capitalists alternatives. Can the practical answer be a network of co-operatives?

bit.ly/2seawYl soc.ialis.me/media/7U7XhvxAFzW

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Is it a fact of human life that distance desensitises our moral intuitions?
For example, why is that a murder in another country usually yields minimal sympathetic reactions? Or why the social fact of being a man many times draws us away from sympathising from fellow women? The same can be said in relation to religious or secular categories.

Definitely weird for me, but I'm going to try this being present at two different instances thing. Here's a commercialised cat photo to start.

soc.ialis.me/media/SY2V4e8f0O0

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