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...

The 1970s and the Decline of British Unions

Act 1:Wilson Our story starts in 1969, with the launch of “In Place of Strife”, Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Labour MP Barbara Castle’s white paper on industrial relations....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Violence as Capital- A Letter from Mexico

Though it was reported as a 'brawl', what happened at the Queretaro vs Atlas football match this week can be more accurately described as a massacre. The fan...

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...

The Train is Capitalism- Snowpiercer and Class Consciouness

Bong Joon-Ho's film Snowpiercer (2013) is at first glance high concept sci-fi, yet a deeper look reveals it is a deep allegorical fantasy exploring class hierarchy and the...

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...