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Hegel, Engels, and the pseudo-left… “All that is real is rational, and all that is rational is real”

Fundamental to a genuine left is this concept:

“Just as knowledge is unable to reach a complete conclusion in a perfect, ideal condition of humanity, so is history unable to do so; a perfect society, a perfect “state”, are things which can only exist in imagination. 2,466 more words

Marxism

Raymond Aron's Memoirs

It’s been 34 years since the death of that independent-minded and incredibly lucid writer — Raymond Aron. I chanced upon his Memoirs: Fifty Years of Political Reflection… 7 more words

Liberalism

The problem with identity politics

By Louise O’Shea in the Australian socialist paper Red Flag:

Theory & History

The label “identity politics” is applied to a range of positions and practices, the key unifying features of which are sectional approaches to challenging oppression and the prioritisation of subjective experience. 2,333 more words

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Socialism, Land and Banking: 2017 Compared to 1917 by Michael Hudson

by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Michael Hudson
October 23, 2017

An article written for the hundredth anniversary of the Russian Revolution, to be read in Beijing today. 5,360 more words

History

The interview with Migo on communism, Marxism and the extraterrestrial civilizations

While I was eating dinner last night, following thoughts came to mind. There were minerals, proteins, vitamins inside my meal at food bowl. I have all of them at the same time, easily. 2,979 more words

Humor

​Trolly News Update - Oct. 23rd, 2017 - Liberals endanger people's health with tax cut denials

Trolly, how the hell does denying a tax cut harm people’s health? The more we learn about this ‘fair tax’ system, the more I can’t believe how unCanadian Trudeau’s government is. 1,849 more words

Politics

Notes from Michael Heinrich on Capital

Michael Heinrich’s “Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx’s Capital” is a fascinating short introduction to Marx’s ‘critique’. There are a number of key insights which I want to capture here. 1,001 more words