Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Lukács

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Hackgate: The Movie

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Norwegian Nazi Terrorist admired the EDL

"I have on some occasions discussed with SIOE [Stop Islamification Of Europe] and EDL [English Defence League] and recommended them to use conscious strategies...I must say I am very impressed with how quickly they have grown but this has to do with smart tactical choice by management. EDL is an example and a Norwegian version is the only way [forward]...”
Anders Behring Breivik

Unite Against Racism and Fascism - Join the National Demonstration against the EDL - Tower Hamlets, London, Saturday 3 September


Friday, July 15, 2011

Protest at Murdoch's Parliament hearing

Protest at Parliament Tuesday 19 July at 1.30pm. Bring Murdoch masks, banners, flags, whistles etc

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Who is this guy?

There are not many current Labour MPs who have made great political interventions of late, but yesterday one Gordon Brown, an obscure backbencher, rarely seen in parliament - possibly because he knows that parliament is only the rubber stamp for political decisions taken by those with real power outside it - rose to make a 32 minute long impassioned speech attacking the 'criminal media nexus' of Rupert Murdoch's News International corporation which engaged in 'law breaking on an industrial scale' and 'let the rats out the sewers'. His speech made Ed Miliband's 'leadership' of the Labour Party to date look embarrassing, and by the looks of things this Gordon Brown fellow could perhaps be a future Labour leader in waiting... Indeed - and though his may be going a bit too far based on one speech - this guy Brown looks like he'd make one hell of a prime-minister...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

John Pilger on Murdoch's magical hypocrisy

'In 1995, Murdoch flew Tony and Cherie Blair first-class to Hayman Island, Australia, where the aspiring war criminal spoke about "the need for a new moral purpose in politics", which included the lifting of government regulations on the media. Murdoch shook his hand warmly. The next day the Sun commented: "Mr Blair has vision, he has purpose and he speaks our language on morality and family life..."

Edited to add:John Pilger and Socialist Worker's report on the latest News International phone-hacking scandal

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