Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour is a political activist who blogs at Lenin's tomb. He is the author of The Liberal Defense of Murder and The Meaning of David Cameron

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Saturday, March 08, 2014
Global Military Spending Is Now an Integral Part of Capitalism
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Building an Empire Through Arms
Why does Britain arm human rights abusers ? On the face of it, this is a nonsensical question. The British state is a human rights abuser, from Iraq to Afghanistan. On a scale calibrated according to those atrocities, what do a few bits of kit to Iran matter?
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Thursday, June 06, 2013
Obama's Verizon Phone Records Collection Carries on Bush's Work
Barack Obama built up much of his electoral base as a critic of George W Bush's policies, from war to surveillance. In office, he has pursued many of the same policies even more vigorously, and nowhere is this more true than in his hoarding of executive power.
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Saturday, June 01, 2013
Istanbul Park Protests Sow the Seeds of a Turkish Spring
On Friday morning, Turkish police surrounded protesters in Taksim Gezi park , the central square in Istanbul, blocked all exits and attacked them with chemical sprays and teargas.
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Monday, July 16, 2012
Chicago's Teachers Could Strike a Blow for Organized Labor Globally
Last month, approximately 90% of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members voted for strike action . Only 1.82% voted against. This was a shock to the local administration.
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