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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

9. December 2013

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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

Exploitation and competition limit people's ability to cooperate. In order to build a cooperative socialist society, we must understand the social forces that tear our organizations apart, and we must strive with all our might to cooperate in spite of those forces.

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

5. April 2013

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The campaign against smoking serves as a political smokescreen to hide the damage caused by occupational and environmental pollution.

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Madness, Power and the Media

3. January 2011

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Madness, Power and the Media

Author Stephen Harper explains how media images of madness and mental distress reflect and reinforce the unequal social relations of capitalism.

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One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

20. September 2010

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One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

Corporate America is awash in cash it stole from working-class families, whose distressed children are being labeled with mental disorders and drugged into submission.

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

18. May 2008

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Human beings protest their oppression with open rebellion and through symptoms of sickness and distress. The prison system crushes the rebels, medicine treats the sick, and psychiatry subordinates the distressed. The effect of psychiatric “treatment” is to resign the discontented to their lot and drug the resisters into submission.

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The Past Does Not Predict the Future

25. December 2007

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The Past Does Not Predict the Future

Pessimism is self-fulfilling. When we expect nothing to change, then we do nothing to create change.

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Pain is the Price of Remaining Human

6. December 2007

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Pain is the Price of Remaining Human

Human suffering should not be treated as individual and medical, but as social and political.

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The Infinite Potential of the Human Mind

4. November 2007

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The Infinite Potential of the Human Mind

Imagine what we could do if we used our minds to solve social problems, instead of restricting ourselves to choosing which section of the elite will dominate us.

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Who Are We?

28. October 2007

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Who Are We?

Who decides who we are: Us or Them?

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Machismo at Work

29. September 2007

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Machismo at Work

Until they fight back as a class, workers will continue to construct more dehumanized conditions for themselves.

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