Zionist Civilian Guards Keep Palestinians From Harvesting their Land

When Marx described the early development of capitalism, he called the early phase “primitive accumulation”. This refers to the process by which artisans and farmers are driven from their land, stripped of their tools and with no independent means of gaining a livelihood are forced to work for capitalists for wages. The same process is going on now in Palestine, where farmers are being kept from their harvests by the Zionist Civilian Security Coordinators (CSCs). By driving Palestinians off their land, it becomes “empty space” for Israeli settlers.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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