From lost cause to ‘neo-‘…as in ‘democratic market neo-communism’

https://redfortyeight.com/?s=democratic+market+neo-communism The legacy of ‘communism’ seems like a lost cause and this blog has repeatedly stressed the need for a radical caesura with its past in order to recompute the whole subject, starting with semantics. This requires in addition an examination of marxism whose tenets have debatedly been the cause of the complete failure of … Continue reading  From lost cause to ‘neo-‘…as in ‘democratic market neo-communism’

Democratic market neo-communism and the issue of specific post-capitalist systems…

https://redfortyeight.com/?s=democratic+market+neo-communism We have tried (read the previous post) to warn that vague talk about socialism etc is not enough. We have from there tried to construct one version of something that might work. It tries to get specific. That is the combination of four issues in one (there are still more out there): This tries … Continue reading Democratic market neo-communism and the issue of specific post-capitalist systems…

  Democratic market neo-communism…? socialist economies and their discontents…

Our DMNC model shows in principle a way to bypass the sterile constructions of marxist-derived ‘socialism/communism’: the left needs to produce a robust economic outcome in the wake of social transformation. Its inability to do so has been a huge plus for capitalists. The legacy of marxism by refusing to even discuss the question has … Continue reading   Democratic market neo-communism…? socialist economies and their discontents…

‘Our Revolution’, democratic market neo-communism, and the rapid appearance of totalitarian capitalism

Red Forty-eight Group: ‘Our Revolution’, democratic market neo-communism, and the rapid appearance of totalitarian capitalism September 30th, 2016 · http://darwiniana.com/?s=red+forty-eight+group+fortyeight It is time to consolidate our framework discussed under the key words Red Forty-eight Group (which refers to the birth of postcapitalist revolutionary movements in the wake of the 1848 revolutions. Our project, Toward a … Continue reading ‘Our Revolution’, democratic market neo-communism, and the rapid appearance of totalitarian capitalism