The court recognizes no difference between school children and clay pigeons, and acts to maintain the supply of both.
Make no mistake, world revolution, or world war, is what is on the table in Ukraine right now.
If the perpetrators of these mass shootings in the US were black, there’d be more gun control laws passed, enacted, and upheld by the Supreme Court than anyone could count.
While you were out, or in, World War 3 started because that’s what capital demands; that’s why nations exist.
We’ve gone from “self-determination” and “anti-imperialism” to… class-collaboration, to the brand new same old.
The war in the Ukraine is a war for the European market. Marxists have no interest in defending any of the contesting parties, including the government of the Ukraine.
- No “self-determination” for breakaway territory.
- No division of the Ukraine into separate states.
- No support to the Zelensky government
- For a unified workers’ socialist Ukraine
- Withdrawal of Russian troops.
- Disarming of all nationalist militias, in all regions
- Immediate cancellation of World Bank programs and loans pending review by workers’ commissions
- Immediate cancellation of all US/NATO weapons shipments and military assistance to the Ukraine
- Immediate suspension of all EU funded projects, pending review by workers’ commissions
Follow the money: who benefits if Biden succeeds in fomenting war with the Russian capitalists over the Ukraine? The US liquified natural gas producers, that’s who.
Here are answers to questions you might never ask.
On ‘left’ Anti-Vaxxers
When you’re dealing with a plague, the rats are bad, sure, but it’s the fleas that kill you.
Class struggle against capital, for the overthrow of the bourgeoisie, is the synthetic imperative of Marx’s critique of political economy and historical materialism.
A review of Dr. Ambedkar’s “Buddha or Karl Marx” written by request.
The relations of power, of property and class, shred the ideology of democracy.
Endorsing the “progressive” moment of capital’s tremors as opposed to the regressive moment is the abdication of class consciousness, is the trickster’s way of disavowing reality.
The continuing discussion about fictitious capital.
At a certain point, for Marx, critical economics is supposed to “dissolve itself” into class struggle. And when it doesn’t do that?
With the election already certified by the states, Trump had to do more than simply lie, threaten, and insult.
This is the way the bourgeois republic ends, with its “defenders” moving to a place of safety.
The plague follows.
The thousand groupuscules, all imagining themselves the next Black Shirts can’t wait for 2024. And they won’t.
This notion of “American democracy,” a “peaceful transfer” of power, has always depended on the adequacy of the law, of “representative” institutions to the task of protecting private property. They are no longer adequate.
Herd immunity is the same thing as keeping concert-goers confined in a stadium with an active shooter, waiting until the shooter runs out of bullets
The militias, the white supremacists, the police with and without badges are not going away.
“Work at home” is the theory; homelessness is the practice.
I’ve seen the future and it ain’t Kenosha, it ain’t Charlottesville. It’s Jonestown.
The transformation problem is not a problem for Marx. It is a problem for capitalism.
On Education and One Big Wage
The murder of George Floyd is not an isolated incident.
Heroes out, workers in.
The bourgeoisie have already begun implementing the opposite of our below program.
Programmatic response to the Covid-19 crisis. And again in French here ( Comment sortir de celui-ci )
The bourgeoisie aren’t the first ruling class to prove themselves unwilling and incapable of controlling a pandemic, but they sure are going to be the last.
Beginnings of a critique of Commune magazine
An era of revolution and counter-revolution
How the violent oscillations of oil prices reflect the totality of capitalist relations
A continuation of the series
On the 2019 general elections in Greece
On the Notre Dame fire
For forty years, the profitability of oil production has been a leading indicator for capitalism. Despite what the Council of Economic Advisers or the Fed tells you, this time around is the same time around in the same circle as last time.
On the 2018 mid-term elections.
Special Bulletin (relevant articles in italics)
After the nazi-right failed to mobilize in DC, how we can move forward.
Reflections on the fascist demonstration in Portland August 8th, 2018
On the planned fascist demonstrations in America August 2018
On the election of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
By the end of May, 300,000 private sector workers will submit strike ballots. As statewide strikes by public school workers continue to spread across the country, dozens of workplaces– big and small– in a variety of industries are idled by strikes. Mass action is a distinct and definite possibility right now.
The state of the class struggle in the United States on May Day 2018. Over 100,000 workers on strike since January 2018.
Deficits are secondary to overproduction
After West Virginia, the strike wave continues to spread across the United States: strikes by teachers and other public school workers are carrying strike fever to other sectors, trades and categories of workers.
Millions of women took to the streets and picket lines on International Women’s Day 2018. The struggle has many similarities to the Day Without Immigrants strikes and demonstrations.
An analysis of the end of the public school strike in West Virginia and continuing coverage of the ongoing strike at Frontier Communications.
The Janus Case and unionized labor
At 12:01am March 4th, 1400 communications workers struck statewide in West Virginia and in Ashburn, Virginia. There are now 2 statewide strikes ongoing in West Virginia, one in the public sector, one in the private sector. Mass action is a possibility and ‘Strike’ is the watchword.
Report on day 7 of the statewide public school workers’ strike in West Virginia and the rejection by the workers of the first settlement.
West Virginia public school workers of all trades, both union and non-union, have voted overwhelmingly for a statewide strike.
Attacks on migrants are attacks on workers as a class
Consumers are unimportant, classes are.
Class Struggle vs. Secession
The Disaster is Social, not Natural
Following a disappointing showing after the Durham statue toppling, an attempt to redirect efforts towards working class organizing.
Clear as can be
Charlottesville, Results and Prospects
Libcom? Did I really write something about Libcom?
Tsipras? That’s so yesterday. Get with it. Corbyn’s the one.
Arson isn’t just a metaphor.
Save the 2nd Amendment; restore full benefits to the Congress.
Report on the state of the class struggle in the United States on May Day 2017.
Just because you’re right, that doesn’t mean you don’t have to be smarter.
Lending a hand to the Northstar.
On the attacks upon immigrants.
What is Trumpism?
The ghost of the slaveholders’ republic
Here it comes….