Marxism

Privilege and Marxism

Allan G. Johnson’s book Privilege, Power, and Difference is a useful tool for understanding how systems of privilege work in contemporary capitalism. In a frank and accessible manner, he lays bare a framework for understanding how power relations and comparative… Read More ›

On Marxism-Leninism

When one removes the rose-colored glasses of American consumerist ideology, that anti-culture which assures us that happiness is only “one purchase away,” the world we see is one plagued by stratification. We live in a world of billionaires and starving… Read More ›

American Progressivism

A growing trend in American reactionary thought is painting progressivism as “the cancer of America,” often even misusing the term as a synonym for socialism and radicalism. Progressivism can be loosely defined as reformist “welfare state” capitalism. These days the… Read More ›

Role of the Individual in History

Because Marxists recognise historical necessity, bourgeois ideologists often accuse them of denying the role of individuals, of great people, of leaders, in history. These accusations are unfounded, for Marxism far from underestimates the role of the individual. Although Marxists maintain… Read More ›

The Myth of Overpopulation

What people who say that “population explosion is a phenomenon within itself” might not have considered is that most problems attributed to overpopulation are actually caused by political, social and economic conditions. The “overpopulation” movement is a disguise for the… Read More ›