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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!

Socialism

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

Marxism

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

Racism

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

Musing

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

Marxism

New Year's Smorgasbord: Three Thoughts to Carry into 2017

Happy New Year to all of my patient regular readers! I wanted to start off 2017 with a post that was more freeform than usual. Because my predominate mood the past few months has been healthy but painful uncertainty, I have been stretching out to find new insights and creative approaches to the problems I’ve been encountering. 1,076 more words

Musing

Why workers aren't benefiting from the automation of jobs...

The increasing automation of jobs could (should?) result in us all working less – but instead, most of us seem to working just as longer hours as ever, why is this – a little dose of Marxism actually goes a long way to explaining this… 233 more words

Marxism