Many hear the term ‘socialism’ and think Stalin…

Left marxists often fail to see their position: many hysterical anti-communists hear the term ‘socialism’ and think of, say, North Korea. In the generation since 1989 many still spout marxist positions seemingly unaware they endorse, historically speaking, untenable positions…

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R48G: the marxist left in its current form can’t really communicate with a public…

October 1st, 2017

We have analyzed the frozen state of marxism many times here. The left in its current form can’t really communicate with a public…
The tenets of Marx are so encased in a tight legacy that a serious platform for the left has slipped away draining all the energy out of activist movements, whether evolutionary or revolutionary. Over and over we have suggested the need for a new phase of research and the creation of a platform that can serve the needs of a new evolutionary/revolutionary era. Everything anyone says has to be crosschecked for conformity to the canon. To be fair, anyone who tries to step out of that canon ends up in a muddle of social democratic compromised positions. What we mean here is a genuine neo-communist platform based on something better than historical materialism and its limited range of social theorizing.

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