Category Archives: Sunday Reading

Simone de Beauvoir — ‘Why I am a feminist’.

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Flying saucers, the process of matter and energy, science, the revolutionary and working-class struggle and the socialist future of mankind

The fictional entries in Bolano’s Nazi Literature in the Americas seem to have found a real life socialist counterpart in the Posadists. What follows is an excerpt from the pamphlet that was translated and uploaded on Marxists.org and reflects their … Continue reading

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REASON DISPLACES ALL LOVE: Libidinal Economising in the NEP-era Soviet Union

Most excellent paper on NEP sex policies, Freud, Rubin and Cheese.

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Punkte

My friend has started a great new Tumblr

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Commune

In a strange frame of mind these days. So strange that the following made me nostalgic and homesick for the place I spent my late teens and early 20s. Despite its bollocks use of bollocks Tiqqun slogans, there are also … Continue reading

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Wildcat on Debt.

Wildcat have written an interesting critical review of Graeber’s Debt. They make this point well: ‘A section of the ‘capitalist empires’ chapter is headed So what is capitalism anyway?, although it’s not quite clear whether the answer on the next … Continue reading

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Engels on Easter

A few days in my old man’s factory have sufficed to bring me face to face with this beastliness, which I had rather overlooked. I had, of course, planned to stay in the huckstering business only as long as it … Continue reading

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Sussex Demo Against Privatisation.

MASSIVELY bummed to be missing this: Since the occupation began the day I left Brighton, perhaps I was holding back the revolutionary potential of the Sussex student body the whole time I was there.

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La Commune

Someone has uploaded an English subtitled version of Peter Watkins La Commune on Youtube.

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Cabowabo

Off to spend Xmas with some of the family in Puerto Vallarta. Posting might be light over the next week cuz i’ll be busy doing this:

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