Tag: Anti-capitalism


What’s in a Slogan?

Why are self-styled socialists going after the slogan “defund the police”? Rawan Abdelbaki challenges them frontally.

Agrarian question

Let a Thousand Fiefdoms Bloom

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.


Competing with Nature: COVID-19 as a Capitalist Virus

Rob Wallace speaks about the global capitalist roots of the current pandemic, the likelihood of future pandemics, and the types of organized resistance necessary to prevent them.


The Exception as the Rule

Ongoing organizing in the face of COVID-19 reveals how class struggles in Toronto are inseparable from fights waged on feminist, anti-racist, and other fronts, all in the name of reclaiming life over profits.


Beyond Borders

Is postcolonial nationalism a liberatory force because it’s postcolonial, or a reactionary force because it’s nationalism? Nandita Sharma speaks to Spectre editor Zachary Levenson about this question in relation to her new book, Home Rule.


Fighting for Black Lives at School

Ashley Smith interviewed Black Lives Matter activist and educator Jesse Hagopian about the struggle for Black Lives at school, the uprising for racial justice, the role of unions in that struggle, and the looming workers’ fight against austerity in cities and states across the country.


Yih and Kulldorff’s “Radical” Covid Strategy

An epidemiologist responds to two Harvard researchers who called for socialists to oppose lockdowns in the name of workers’ lives. But their argument, Michael Friedman insists, puts us all at risk – above all, workers.


The Interregnum

Spectre’s Tithi Bhattacharya interviewed Meagan Day, Justin Charles, and Charlie Post about the left, electoral strategy, and class and social movements after the defeat of Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Primary. In the first part, each answers Bhattacharya’s questions and in the second part, they respond to one another.


Catastrophe in Lebanon

In the wake of the explosion in Beirut, can a social upsurge break free from the grip of Lebanon’s dominant parties?


Abolitionist Socialism

Peter Bloom charts a path toward an abolitionist Marxism rooted in what he calls a “commons sense” for the current moment.


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