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Book Review: Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction

Elliott Liu’s 2016 book attempts to present a simplified synthesis of recent scholarship on Mao’s China as well as a historically-founded critique of the politics that issued from that period. 1,180 more words


Meeting: Can we get Socialism through Parliament?

Corbyn’s election as leader of the Labour party was rightfully cheered by all those who want to see a better world. His victory was a welcome tonic to the low level of strikes in this country. 125 more words


How can Corbyn win the election?

Public meeting – Wednesday 26th April, 7pm at the LGBT Centre,

15 Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HH

come along and join the debate!


Out Like a Lamb: Day 16: Pink, Blue, Black, and Red

As we draw close to the end of Out Like a Lamb, my thoughts turn to some more urgent and serious matters. I am talking, of course, about revolutionary left politics. 786 more words


Against Bigotry

I spoke to a crowed at the end of our protest march in front of the Boston State House. I am feeling a desire by many to bring true change. 278 more words


Socialism in the Wasteland

Soon, very soon, I will review Judith Shapiro’s Mao’s War on Nature. Tonight, however, I’m going to write frankly and personally about a topic that’s dear to me. 1,291 more words


Book Review: Continuity and Rupture: Philosophy in the Maoist Terrain

(Disclaimer: I am colleagues with the author in the academy and know him. We also both have a tenuous academic career, though I am perhaps still more recklessly hopeful. 1,382 more words