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Ecosocialists should oppose this trade whenever and wherever it is found. This is not just because it opens the door to dangerous pathogens but because it stands in direct contradiction to the new relationship between human beings and nature that is central to the future of this planet as a liveable space.
World War II was the product of capitalism which is still with us. It is prepared to defend its system of exploitation and oppression at the cost of tens of millions of lives. The opposite course, advocated by the FI and their comrades publishing Arbeiter und Soldat, cannot be dismissed as mere “counterfactual” history.
Asylum Magazine, founded in 1986 as a hospital ward newsletter, described itself for many years as a magazine for ‘democratic psychiatry’. This was a reference to the attempt by the Psichiatria Democratica movement in Italy to close down old mental hospitals, one that had partial success in Trieste.