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Leicester Rally - The Russian Revolution 1917-2017

The Russian Revolution of 1917 was the first time in history that workers had taken power. The revolution arose from the mass slaughter of the First World War and the poverty and oppression of capitalism in Russia. 146 more words

Socialism

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

Cultural Marxism Defined

I’ve been seeing complaints from people that they don’t understand the term Cultural Marxism. Often this lack of understanding is communicated by labeling the term “meaningless”.  324 more words