Close this search box.

Tag: Marxist Theory


Covid Capitalism

Covid-19 has starkly revealed not only the brutal systemic priorities of capitalism—profit-making over life-making—but also the relationship between capital and the capitalist state form. We should be attentive to this relationship in order to face a darker truth about this crisis: that it is far from an anomaly and that lacking a body blow to the system, we should prepare for a world where such crises and its effects become part of our daily lives.


COVID-19 as Social Murder

COVID-19 isn’t just a pandemic. Let’s put the homicidal structures of capitalism on trial.


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

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

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

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'

Let the Haunting Begin!

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


While logged in, you may access all print issues.

If you’d like to log out, click here:


Support our Work

Gift Subscriptions, Renewals, and More