Reddebrek's blog

The Renegade Kautsky and his Acolyte Eric Blanc

Some thoughts on Kautsky, Jacobin magazine and the new Social Democratic current.

Marximation

Looking at one of the less orthodox ways of marking the 200th anniversary of the death of Karl Marx.

Goodbye Mr G

An account of a political desert and the dangers of political idolatry.

El Salvador, Another Vietnam?

A documentary made during the US backed civil war in El Salvador, documenting the social conditions of the country and many of the atrocities.

Some Thoughts on Peterson, Zizek and debate as a concept

Some thoughts on the role and function of formal debate.

Report on the 2018 IWW Organising Summit

My notes on the UK IWW's organising summit in Sheffield.

The Hungarian Revolt of 1956 - Peter Pallai

An account of the events of the Hungarian Revolt in 1956 from one of the participants, Peter Pallai who was a student demonstrator.

Nike and the Sweatshop problem

Recent anger over Nike's current endorsement deal reminded me of a period in the 1990s when Nike was facing consumer anger of its labour practices and a strike by Indonesian workers at one of its factories.

The 2D Revolution

Qoutation of Mao Zedong with Oolong the Pig

A list of anime's that I feel are of interest to a class conscious viewer.

1960- Japan's Coal Miners Strike

Strike breakers attack picket

A history of Japan podcast about the massive coalminers strike in Miike on the island of Kyushu in 1960, and its impact on the Japanese economy, Japanese unions and the Japanese left.

The Great Treason Incident - Anarchism in Japan

Sketch of the anarchist defendants

A podcast episode on the Great Treason Incident and the early Anarchist movement in Japan.

The 1968 Belgrade Student Revolution

An interview with Sonia Licht about the student protests she took part in at Belgrade University against the `Red Bourgeoisie` in1968.

Putting it all on Red - The Michael Laski Story

A tale of gambling, violence and betrayal in 60s America. Starring a romantic rebel hounded by his inner demons.

Audio Anarchy in Memoriam

A brief summary of the impact made by a group of audio anarchist propagandists.

The Hobbit- The Desolation of Warners

Notes on Early Soviet Attitudes to Homosexuality

Fragments of information concerning the attitudes of the Bolshevik government in its early years to homosexuality.

Listen, Gamer!

Comments about a minor controversy other Karl Marx in a video game.

Remembering the Black Triangles

Some information on often overshadowed victims of Nazi aggression, and what their suffering tells us about the nature of totalitarianism.

Introducing the Audible Anarchist

An introduction to a newish platform for producing anarchist texts in audio format.

Great Lives - Louise Michel

An audio biography and discussion of the life of Louise Michel.