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A Critique of “A Global War Regime”

Michael Hardt and Sandro Mezzadra’s article “A Global War Regime” examines the interplay between militarisation and capitalist structures, yet, from a Marxist perspective, it overlooks crucial aspects like class struggle, the state’s role, and the ideological mechanisms underpinning militarisation.

Yeats Was Right: The Worst are Full of Passionate Intensity

As the 40th anniversary of the divisive 1984 UK miners’ strike approaches, this post explores the passionate but vanishing working class solidarity that defined the dispute, contrasting it with the current decaying state of British politics.

Four Just Stop Oil supporters

The Death Agony of Capitalism and the Tasks of the Eco-Socialist Revolutionary

Decades of incremental climate action have utterly failed to spur the urgent systemic transformation needed to address the worsening climate crisis. Therefore, radical eco-socialist change involving confrontational civil disobedience targeting the continued use of fossil fuels may now be the only morally justifiable pathway left to break the stranglehold of capitalism and give humanity a chance at a livable future.

Time in the Age of Hyper-Capitalism

Exploring the interwoven fates of the worker and the capitalist, this piece delves into the consequences of hyper-capitalism, the blurring of work and life, and the potential for liberation through the fracturing of capitalist time.

Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Fear AI, Fear Capitalism

As we march towards an era of technological innovation, driven by artificial intelligence, it’s easy to be fearful of the machines. But the real threat isn’t the AI itself; it’s the system that created and manipulates it for its own gain. Capitalism, with its insatiable hunger for wealth and power, poses the greatest danger to humanity.