System series part three – Crisis

Angry Workers of the World

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(Draft version to be published in WorkersWildWest no.8 – Our local newspaper)

In the first part of this series we talked about the origins of the current system. The fact that our lives are based on working for wages, the fact that we can only get stuff for money, the fact that companies exist for profit and the existence of powerful nation states – this is all fairly new. This whole system started to develop as a result of peasants’ and poor peoples’ struggles against the personal oppression and exploitation by land-owning lords.

https://libcom.org/blog/whats-mess-we-live-system-series-13032017

In the second part we saw that the current system is still based on the exploitation of those who produce most of the stuff and do most of the care work on this planet. We keep this world alive, but we have little say in how we are doing this.

https://libcom.org/blog/whats-mess-we-live-system-series-part-2-24042018

In this part we will…

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