We live in a turbulent era. The earth is being progressively undermined both ecologically and environmentally. Its diversity of species is rapidly deteriorating owing to the thoughtless actions of one particular species. The global reign of capital ensures perpetual economic growth at the cost of perpetual pressure on finite organic supplies. The dispossession of the masses from the means of producing one’s own livelihood — land, tools, and material resources — engenders the partition of the global population into two predominant social groups: the “haves” and the “have-nots”.

This is not a new observation. As long ago as 1848, Karl…

I am here republishing an essay that I originally wrote 2 years ago. What follows is a Marxist analysis of the material origins of animal exploitation and the ideology which reinforces it, as well as the specific character animal exploitation assumes in modern capitalist society. The article concludes with a critique of mainstream consumerist veganism and a call for vegans to embrace an anti-capitalist perspective.

Around 10,000 BC our species began to shift from nomadic hunting-and-gathering to a sedentary lifestyle supported by agriculture which made it possible to produce a surplus of food beyond that necessary for immediate consumption. …

Dismal Revolt

Individualist. Socialist. Satanist. Plant-Based. “The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.” (Mikhail Bakunin, 1842.)

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