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The Poverty of Luxury Communism

Fully Automated Luxury Communism

A spectre is haunting Europe and the US, the spectre of... productivist national protectionism from the Left. QQ and Mike Harman respond to Novara Media and Jacobin Magazine.

Brief response to '4 reasons working-class radicals should vote Labour’ on Novara

A brief response to the issues raised by AWL member, Daniel Randall, in his article (4 Reasons Working Class Radicals Should Vote Labour) that was recently posted on the Novara Media website….

Novara - Resonance FM

Novara - Resonance FM

A developing archive of the 'crucial' Resonance FM radio show Novara, discussing capitalism, crisis, communism and more.

S02E004 - All Cops Are Bastards (redux)

An edition of the Novara radio show in discussion with James Butler (@PiercePenniless) and Fergus Jenkins speaking on behalf of the Network For Police Monitoring (@Netpol). The discussion looks at policing in the run up to the Olympics, the recent acquittal of PC Harwood for the death of Ian Tomlinson and the Hicks Judgement.

S02E002 - The graduate without a future (II) : Inter-generational justice

The second show follows on from the previous discussion about the ‘graduate without a future’ by looking at austerity through the lense of generational justice. What does such a lense contribute to political debate? Should those subjects ‘without a future’ see such a lense as a locus around which to organise or is it instead a wedge that obscures political antagonism under capitalism, namely class?

S02E001 - The graduate without a future

An edition of the Novara radio show looking at the theme of the ‘graduate without a future’ with James Butler @piercepenniless and Aaron Peters @aaronjohnpeters. While broad-ranging the parameters of the discussion will include this piece by Paul Mason, economics editor of BBC Newsnight, and this response by Butler.

S01E027 - DEBT>DEBT>DEBT

An edition of the Novara radio show talking to David Graeber about debt, its history and the possible future(s) for the debt-riddled countries of the global north.

David Graeber is an anarchist anthropologist and is a lecturer at Goldsmiths University in London. He is the author of 'Debt: The First 5,000 Years' and you can follow him on Twitter at @DavidGraeber.

S01E011 - Housing, homelessness and austerity

An edition of the Novara radio show in discussion with Kit Withnail who is Irish, a Catholic, a Marxist, and an antihumanist.

S01E016 - Capitalist realism. In discussion with Mark Fisher

An edition of the Novara radio show in discussion with Mark Fisher, the author of 'Capitalist Realism, is there no alternative?', which is out under Zer0 Books and available to read here. As a blogger he writes as K-Punk.

S01E026 - The problem with full employment utopias

An edition of the Novara radio show in discussion with Danny Hayward looking at 'Full Work Utopias' and recent variants of vulgar Keynesianism which seek to situate themselves as 'solutions' to the current global financial crisis.