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The Men Who Made Us Spend Documentary (2014)

Planned obsolescence” first came to my attention six years ago as young scholar at Penn State University while researching anarcho-syndicalism and various other work by  252 more words


The Bakunin Bicentennial

May 2014 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great anarchist revolutionary, Michael Bakunin (1814-1876). As 2014 comes to a close, I thought it fitting to reprint an appreciation of Bakunin written by his greatest biographer, … 2,884 more words


Was Lenin Actually For Democracy?

Among Marxist circles In recent years, there has been a re-evaluation of Lenin as wanting to construct a democratic party organization but because of war-time circumstances, had to create a top-down hierarchical organization. 503 more words

Neoliberalism's Unwitting Dupes


About half a year before the beginning preparations for this essay, I published another called The ‘Right’ Definition of Socialism?  I received a generally positive response to it (from the few who actually read it); about the only criticisms I got from it at the time were my clumsy conflating of the terms ‘social democracy’ and ‘democratic socialism,’ as well as my far-too-facile description of the… 5,911 more words