Socialism

What It Means to Be a Marxist

It’s unfortunate that there isn’t a better word for “Marxism.” Marx himself famously once said that he himself was “not a Marxist”… Read More »

Socialism

Primer Red (Part 6): Late Capitalism

For previous editions of Primer Red, on dialectical materialism, alienation, class, value, and praxis, see here. Capitalism developed in stages, and “late… Read More »

Socialism

The American Countryside Was Collectivized Within a Generation

The countryside was collectivized within a generation. The process was accompanied by immense spikes in violence, social dislocation and privation, and political… Read More »

Opinion

Resolutionary Socialism 2018

It’s easy, when we’re pressed up against each other, dealing with one crisis after another, scrambling to get done what needs to… Read More »

Socialism

Primer Red (Part 5): Praxis

“Primer Red” is our political education series on some basics of radical thought and history. See Parts I (dialectics), II (alienation), III… Read More »

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Primer Red (Part 4): Value

Why does a tree catch fire so easily? Every tree holds in its cells the energy it has absorbed from the sun…. Read More »

Socialism

Primer Red (Part 3): Class

“Primer Red” is our political education series on some basics of radical thought and history. See Part I, on dialectical materialism, here. Part… Read More »

Socialism

Primer Red (Part 2): Alienation

“Primer Red” is our political education series on some basics of radical thought and history. See Part I, on dialectical materialism, here. Please… Read More »

Socialism

Primer Red (Part 1): Dialectical Materialism

This is the first in a series of primers on some basics of radical thought and history. Please share questions and suggestions… Read More »