Tag: Politics

COVID-19

Turning a Profit from Death

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.

Anti-capitalism

Erasing People through Disinformation

Disreputable writers and outlets, often operating under the aegis of “independent journalism” with purportedly “leftwing” views, are spreading corrosive propaganda and disinformation that aims to strip Syrians of political agency

China

Lessons from Hong Kong’s Fight for Democracy

An anonymous activist from Hong Kong draws lessons from the recent protests and explains what’s changed since the enactment of the draconian National Security Law.

Anti-capitalism

Fuck Mindfulness Workshops

Spectre editor Tithi Bhattacharya explains why elite representation and mindfulness workshops are insufficient; what we need is a resurgence of militant mass mobilizations targeting the racist police state and capital.

Constitution

False Profits

Robert Ovetz critically engages Christian Parenti’s latest book Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder.

Anti-capitalism

Roundtable on China

Lausan and Critical China Scholars discuss how to effectively articulate a leftist, internationalist framework of solidarity in the face of mounting US-China tensions.

Class

Dressing the Emperor

Thomas Watters explains why a class analysis of the petite bourgeoisie is crucial to understanding the current political moment.

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