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The Canadian government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic is calculated and purposeful, and it reveals much about how our society is organized.
On the 12th day of Spectre my comrade gave to me…
Kim Moody responds to Kate Doyle Griffiths critical essay on the rank and file strategy, criticizing electoralist appropriations along the way.
“Woke” racial capitalism reveals contradictory tendencies in the material structure of capitalism and its ideological superstructure.
Ji Ungpakorn responds to Thiti Jamkajornkeiat’s characterization of the Thai social formation as “feudal” and explains why a debate over characterization has real strategic consequences.
Why are self-styled socialists going after the slogan “defund the police”? Rawan Abdelbaki challenges them frontally.
How has the Chicago Teachers Union led the fight to put the health and safety of the entire community first against the backdrop of COVID-19?
Thiti Jamkajornkeiat adapts Jit Phumisak’s Marxist theory of the feudal state for use in the ongoing anti-royalist protests in Thailand.
Martín Arboleda’s exceptionally ambitious Planetary Mine, attempts to connect the abstract unfolding of a process of global capital accumulation linking Chile and China across the world market, together with the concrete, sensuous, quotidian realities of labor, territory, and urban life on either end of that abstract flow.
Chris Smaje’s new book has received glowing reviews from ecosocialists. But scratch beneath the surface, and you will find a disturbing vision of the future defined by exploitation, domination, and patriarchy.