Nate's blog

Marx's models and actual capitalism

Best possible world

Blog post about Marx's Capital, what it is and isn't, partially in reply to Joseph Kay.

Struggle changes people

This article discusses the idea that the experience of struggle and direct action transforms people.

Occupy Everything, and Everything for Everyone

Blog post about Occupy Wall Street, deportation, and demands.

Reform is possible and reformism is guaranteed

An article by Nate Hawthorne responding to 'Is reform possible?' on whether significant reform is possible in contemporary capitalism, how it could happen and why it is important to consider the question.

Life during war time

Slightly fictionalized autobiographical short story, with the U.S. invasion of Iraq in the early 1990s as background.

Workers, the state, and struggle

Article about the state and ways that struggles by workers sometimes reinforce capitalism.