Tag: Marxist Theory
How can we stem Narendra Modi’s murderous response to Covid-19 in India? Spectre’s Tithi Bhattacharya explains why anti-capitalism is central to this struggle and why Modi is by no means up to the task.
Deni Alfaro Rubbo reviews Mike Gonzalez’s new book, In the Red Corner, about the political ideas of José Carlos Mariátegui.
Helen Scott argues that Rosa Luxemburg is a key figure in postcolonial literary criticism whose contributions to the field have tended to be overlooked.
Daniel Tutt reconsiders the meaning the “lumpenproletariat,” not as a noun, but as a verb: an active process of lumpenization. What implications does this rethinking have in store for communist strategy, and how does it allow us to better understand the recurrent phenomenon of Bonapartism?
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.