Kevin Rashid of the blog Democracy and Class Struggle attempts to take on the Maoist International Movement (MIM) by claiming he can debunk the idea of a global labour aristocracy. His answer contains no tangible refutation whatsoever. 6,084 more words
Tags » Labor Aristocracy
Fundamentally, Fascism is just another (arguably more violent, or at least more obvious– because more desperate and less capable of proxy, spatial displacement, etc.) permutation of the exact same logic that underlies the labor aristocracy: the contradictions of capitalism near a point where they would engender a revolutionary situation, and as such must be artificially resolved or displaced. 805 more words
Book Review: Zak Cope, "Divided World, Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour Under Capitalism"
There are times when one encounters a book that is frustrating in a way particular to the intellectual life: that is to say, when one encounters a book that is precisely the book one wanted to write. 4,106 more words
Someone wrote something along these lines so I took a crack at a reply:
960 more words
Like you I make an obscene amount of money for what I do, I don’t begrudge the owner of the company I’m leased to for the money he makes, the houses he has, or the amount of cars he toys with.