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...

André Brandão- The potential and the historical limitations of the proliferation...

by André Brandão (translated by @tropicalML) Translator’s Note: This article was originally published by the Brazilian Communist Party (PCB). I have tried to make this translation as faithful as...

The Crisis of Developmentalism (1994) Ruy Mauro Marini. English Translation

Translator's Note. Born in 1932 and part of an academic milieu that developed the Marxist theory of dependency (MTD) in the 1960s and beyond, Ruy Mauro Marini is well-known...

Review: Is Settlers by J Sakai Reactionary?

J Sakai's book Settlers: The Mythology of the White Proletariat, first published in 1983, has become something of a controversy in American left wing circles. It's proponents see...

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...

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,...

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...