Tag: Marxist Theory

Anti-capitalism

An Organic Crisis Is Upon Us

As the world descends into chaos, political struggles are articulated in unexpected ways. Gramsci’s concept of “organic crisis” can help us make sense of this mess and what it all means for the politics of class struggle.

Soviet-Era Bas-relief on the facade of a building in Minsk, Belarus
Anti-capitalism

Jordy Cummings’ Review of Comrade

Is it possible to think, write, and practice a communism that is not fully determined by the debates and divisions of the twentieth century, one that learns from socialist and communist struggles—victories as well as defeats—and extends the struggle for communism into the twenty-first century?

A lone truck or "road train" travels down an otherwise empty Australian road, beneath a blue and party cloudy sky
Anti-capitalism

How “Just-in-Time” Capitalism Spread COVID-19

Historically, most epidemics have spread geographically through two common forms of long-distance movement: trade and war. The timing, however, changed dramatically with the rise of capitalism.

Soviet-Era Bas-relief on the facade of a building in Minsk, Belarus
Anti-capitalism

Thoughts on Jodi Dean’s Comrade

What politics underlies the concept of “comradeship”? Is it a term that levels the playing field, or is it imposed from the top down?

German graffiti, reads 'Kapitalismus par als Kind schon scheisse'
Climate

Let the Haunting Begin!

The era of “there is no alternative” to capital’s rule is behind us, but what lies ahead?

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