The idea of a green new deal, well critiqued here, ends in a void without its natural companion: a revolutionary transition to a form of postcapitalism with an evident socialist basis and a vigorous new brand of an ‘international’.
The various green movements stalled long ago and end up in many instances as splinter factions in parliamentary ‘slice the pie’ electoral nullities…(germany)
Source: Beyond the Green New Deal | The Brooklyn Rail
We have suggested the so-called eonic model as a way to get a bird’s eye view of world history, but the result seems a bit complex, so we have tried a simplified approach. This is material from the old Darwiniana, out of context. We will formally reintroduce the subject very soon…
Continue reading The eonic effect: cross-examining world history
Kees van der Pijl was formerly head of the International Relations department
Source: Sussex Uni professor tweets ‘Israelis blew up Twin Towers’
In the largest local campaign of its kind, the Democratic Socialists of America have backed 11 candidates in the District.
Source: Your friendly neighborhood socialist is running for office in D.C. – The Washington Post
Marx’s classic analysis of capitalism is marred by its unnecessary theoretical framework of historical periodization, e.g. …feudalism, capitalism, communism…The result is a misperception of the complexity of world history which doesn’t follow the marxist analysis as historical materialism.
A system of epochs done right…. Continue reading Stages of production theory? A system of epochs done right
R48G: global warming as grounds for revolutionary ecological socialism…
August 10th, 2018 •
We are almost at the gaian endgame: we need a revolutionary movement reborn from the internationals of the twentieth century, able to create a complete break with that past without frittering away the opportunity in facile reformism and yet not smothered in marxist dogmas. Continue reading Global warming as grounds for revolutionary ecological socialism…