Our study of the eonic effect can help to see past the almost mythological ‘stages of production’ theory to the quite different ‘epochal’ sequence in world history…
September 26th, 2018 ·
History and epochal transitions?
March 26th, 2018 ·
The legacy of Marxism contains a rich load of potential tools but is marred by the confusions of theory that beset Marx (and Engels) and rendered their work overall a contradictory package in practice.
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If the left could extricate itself from marxism, without betraying its broader impulse to challenge capitalism (by evolution or revolution), and produce a reasoned and functional plan for social transformation that was halfway decently thought out, had a plan for a new kind of ecological postcapitalist economy, and somehow safeguarded against stalinism/leninism, they would find a huge audience, even one that is revolutionary.
Continue reading A reasoned idea of social transformation and its audience in waiting…
Kant, history, and a challenge
September 6th, 2018 • Continue reading Kant, history, and a challenge
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…
Marxist scientism, hegel’s revenge and the question of free agency
August 5th, 2018 • Continue reading Marxist scientism, Hegel’s revenge and the question of free agency
Blueprint(s) of a semi-specified ‘democratic market neo-communism’…
July 22nd, 2018 •
Continue reading Blueprint(s) of a semi-specified ‘democratic market neo-communism’…
The ‘working class’ is an abstraction, not a person…we cannot predict or control it
July 16th, 2018 • Continue reading The ‘working class’ is an abstraction, not a person…we cannot predict or control it