politicians

The Fight for Partial Freedom in Vietnam

Celebration at the iSee LGBT Event

Western leftists, communists, and anarchists alike routinely call for ‘unity’ with the authoritarian oppressors in their favourite ‘socialist’ states. They value a cheap, doomed-to-end-in-failure unity with the statists, the genocide deniers, and the red reactionaries, more than the well-being and liberation of marginalised groups.

The Renegade Kautsky and his Acolyte Eric Blanc

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

Goodbye Mr G

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

Bolsonaro's conditions of existence - humanaesfera

What happened in Brazil and the history that explains it, from a practical materialist perspective (ie from the bottom up).

The American oligarchy

Wall Street

A review of a book that investigates the moral rot corroding U.S. society from the top down.

"When you're done with a condom, you throw it out": New book reveals 2016 Hillary campaign was beset by vicious infighting

Hillary’s paranoid rage and the campaign’s infighting made a mockery of the slogan “Stronger Together”

Call COBRA, that’ll sort it

I originally posted this at Freedom News shortly after the Manchester bombing, but blow me if it's not strangely prescient on today's events as well...

Recent developments in Turkey's transition to fascism

Report from Turkey on recent developments in the country as leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan strengthens his grip on power.

Le Pen or Macron: plague or cholera for the working-class in France and Europe

Plague or cholera.

The French presidential election in 2017 marks a profound change in the European political situation and the approach; generalized crisis in political dominance of ruling classes and political elites over social fabric.