Monday, 06 July 2009

Promissory Notes: From Crisis to Commons

by the Midnight Notes Collective (and friends)

After five hundred years of existence, capitalists are once again announcing to us that their system is in crisis. They are urging everyone to make sacrifices to save its life. We are told that if we do not make these sacrifices, we together face the prospect of a mutual shipwreck. Such threats should be taken seriously. Already
in every part of the planet, workers are paying the price of the crisis in retrenchment, mass unemployment, lost pensions, foreclosures, and death.

The rest of this pamphlet is available in pdf at the Midnight Notes website.