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...

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:...

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...

The Kgotla and the State in Botswana: Instrument of the People...

There is much to like about the Tswana system of the Kgotla, essentially open public forums where anyone may have their say on the issues of the day....

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...

Singapore-Let they who reject meritocracy cast the first stone!

Yet more fodder for the outrage crowd, where the harsh and damning criticism fell upon NUS, AGC and the courts for such a ridiculous excuse for letting the...

Humans and Robots: Confirmed for Brawl?

Science fiction would have us believe that human and robots are confirmed for brawl, but for the moment at least it seems our values will shape the development...

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...

Can Dengism Outmaneuver Capital?

As things stand the argument is not so much about the current tate of affairs; not many would argue that China is a fully functioning communist utopia. Rather,...