Tag: Marxist Theory
Spectre’s Charlie Post interviews Rick Kuhn about his prolonged bout of Grossmania, ongoing university struggles in Australia, Bundism in Eastern Europe, and more
Steve Wright interviews Andrew Anastasi on his long awaited collection of translated Mario Tronti essays.
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.
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.
Peter Bloom charts a path toward an abolitionist Marxism rooted in what he calls a “commons sense” for the current moment.
Richard Smith argues, contra Eli Friedman, that China is not capitalist by a long shot.
Gareth Dale reviews Andreas Malm’s forthcoming book on responses to the coronavirus and climate change. “Malm describes his project as Leninist—but which of the umpteen Lenins is his?”
As of the late 1970s, China has become a fully fledged capitalist nation-state, complete with its own settler colonial projects and characterized by the law of value and the commodity-form.