Paul Cockshott

Leo He Zhao (Goods for the people), The future of China

Today we are joined by Leo He Zhao, founder of ‘Goods for the people’, a fashion cooperative with a focus on modern socialist values. We go into China, its history, and how that history has lead to the success of the country today. We also get into South African – modern dance music and how …

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Maya Forstater and Tony Blair’s post truth era

Date: December 26, 2019 Author: Paul Cockshott The case of Maya Forstater, which as already widely reported in the UK press gained further prominence after famous Scottish author Joanne (K) Rowling tweeted in support of her: Dress however you please. Call yourself whatever you like. Sleep with any consenting adult who’ll have you.  Live your …

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The US Crisis

Date: June 18, 2020Author: Paul Cockshott Back in 2010 the materialist historian Turchin predicted in an article in Nature that 2020 would see a major outbreak of social disorder in the USA. His work distinguished between the long term stress that a society experiences and short term triggers. The long term stress predisposes a state …

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