Tag: Social Reproduction

Capitalism

The Virus Infects Politics, Pt. 2

Philosopher Michael Bray provides us with six theses on social reproduction, biopolitical economies, and the legitimacy of states in the context of the current crisis.

Viruses illustrated with beadwork by the artist Ruth Cuthand
Capitalism

The Virus Infects Politics, Pt. 1

Philosopher Michael Bray provides us with six theses on social reproduction, biopolitical economies, and the legitimacy of states in the context of the current crisis.

Africa

Sexuality in a Lockdown

Colin Wilson on what COVID-19 reveals about the politics of sexuality, race, class, and gender for the future of LGBTQ liberation.

Capitalism

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.

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.

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