Oct 3, 2008

Audio file: The cause of the crisis and the opportunites it presents

Paul Bowman of the Irish anarchist organization, the Workers Solidarity Movement, presents a talk of the nature of the current crisis and a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) both from the perspectives of the capitalist ruling classes as well as for revolutionary anarchists and the anti-capitalist movements.

While Bowman is speaking to an Irish audience, he makes his presentation relevant to on international basis, just as this recent crisis of capital is itself international.

link to article, audio file and presentation slides at indymedia ireland

"A very detailed talk on the cause of the current world financial crisis that starts off by explaining the background economics in an easy to understand manner, moves on to the role the war and other events apart from the sub-prime crash played and concludes with a look at what opportunities have been created for anarchist by this sequence of events."