The New Russian Left

“Shit’s fucked at the moment. You get armchairs writing incomprehensible bullshit about dialectics, larpers fighting “revisionists” and “trotskyists”, red conspiratards claiming all the boomer conspiracies Americans got but...

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...

Kill are Peemies- How the Post-Left ‘Got Got’

Adolph Reed caused a minor uproar recently with an off-hand comment about one of his fellow theorists, Angela Nagle: she ‘got got’ by the reactionary side for writing...

Frankenstein’s Monster in Brazil- A Rant on Culture

The media here is terrible. On broadcast TV, the old and awful auditory shows seem to have given way to the far more worse genre of crime reporting:...

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...

Straw Bricks- PMC Aren’t to Blame for Singapore’s Docile Working Class

"Nothing more than socialites masquerading as socialists" Veteran Singaporean socialist Poh Soo Kai recalled that in his university days someone had brushed him off with this line. The insult...

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...

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...

Red Shift- Interview with ‘Redman’ from Norway’s Rødt Party

In September, Norway went to the polls and the result, as many had been predicting, was a leftwards shift, with the incumbent Conservative Party losing their governing seat...