To Be or Not To Be A Marxist

(Note: this blog posting is being republished here from its original post to Symptomatic Redness, which will be deleted in the near future.) The Trouble With Marxism Though I am profoundly influenced by Marx & Marxists, I also have serious reservations about calling myself a Marxist. I also wish to address a wider public which […]

The Aims of Economic Revolution

“Complete freedom implies equality, since if there are rich and poor, the poor cannot be permitted to take liberties with riches. Complete equality implies freedom, since those who suffer restrictions cannot be the equals of those who impose them.” Donald Rooum, What is Anarchism? (1992) ——————————————————————————— The primary aim of a just economic system should […]

Socialist Feminism

“We need not merely a synthesis of feminism with traditional Marxism, but also a thoroughly feminist historical materialism, which regards the social relations of a particular historical formation as one system in which gender differentiation is a core atribtute.” Iris Marion Young – Socialist Feminism and the Limits of Dual Systems Theory