Runescape, Marxism, and Video Game Economies

The Labour Theory of Value- explained via Runescape. On the subreddit of oldschool RuneScape (OSRS), there was a discussion going on about the value of certain items. A user...

Friends, Coffee, and Genocide- The Limits of “Globalization”

  There for us “Chandler is the most interesting character imo. At the beginning of the show he is already rich and is closed off emotionally, and actually is the...

International Workers’ Day needs a soft reboot to make a comeback

While International Workers’ day used to be an important part of the workers movement all over the world, this is no longer the case in many places where...

Moderate Rebels say the Tatmadaw are the good guys!? is this...

I’ve followed the Moderate Rebels podcast for years now and it’s generally been a breath of fresh air when it comes to geopolitics. The hosts, Max Blumenthal and...

A Brief History of Nigeria’s Left

    The Prolegomenon Calibrated as a quasi-feudal petro-state, the history of Nigeria could be told as a story of post-colonial capitalism. Yet there has always been a strong current of...

Is the UK a Managed Democracy?

'Managed Democracy' is a term usually used to refer to the variously oligarchic post-Soviet eastern European govts that have sprung up in the wake of vast privatisation, and...

The Democratic Foundations of Marxism

The communist and broadly socialist project have been marred by claims that it leads from workers power directly to authoritarianism. This claim has been echoed by both right-wing...

Burma’s Democracy Façade Has Broken – Coup Or Not, Ethnic People...

From Karen News: It’s taken 10 years for the veneer to finally fall off Burma’s military-backed democracy. The military’s made its intentions clear in the early hours of Monday...

Munkástanácsok in the Midst of the 1956 Revolution

“To be liberated by others, whose leadership is the essential part of the liberation, means the getting of new masters instead of the old ones.”1  - Anton Pannekoek Every...

The Dispossessed of Sudan and Global Capitalism

The story of the modern state of Sudan isn't too different from that of other African countries born out of the pores of the old, bloated corpses of...