The Sicilian Klan

Founded on hostility towards peasants and workers, the mafia has always been a vicious, reactionary organization — middlemen for both landowners of the feudal era and the oligarchs of today’s capitalism.

Matthijs Krul

Matthijs Krul is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Anthropology in Halle (Saale), Germany and blogs at mccaine.org.