Critical remarks on Kontra Klasa’s ‘Notes on the transition to communism’ “We leave to others, to the “technicians” and to the recipe makers, or to the “orthodox” of Marxism, the pleasure of engaging in anticipations, of wandering the paths of utopianism or of throwing into the face of proletarians of formulas emptied of their class … More World revolution or “building socialism”?
International socialism, by virtue of its socialist and international character (that is, qua socialism and internationalism), can neither know nor tolerate any contradiction between its internal and external politics. Homogeneity and continuity of its internal and external politics are for it unconditional postulates. From each side it demands one and the same socialist, international, revolutionary … More Socialism’s foreign policy
I was This issue is adorned with a picture of the Spartacus uprising in celebration and reflection of one of our class’ most notable battles. Indeed, we are in the process of passing many centennials from October to Kronstadt in which we look back on our class’ most triumphant moments and ultimately, our greatest defeat. … More Editorial 4 — March 2019
Upon embarking on our third issue, we hold that the alternative to abject repetition of class defeat is communist regroupment. … More Editorial 3 — November 2018
Criticism must examine whether what is being criticized needs to be improved at all, and not rather abolished. One should not seek to make this system better — on the contrary, it already functions too well! — so we have no suggestions for improvement. … More Constructive “criticism”
This is not some attempt to dress up right-wing talking points about “SJWs” as reasoned Marxist polemic. Rather, its objective is to offer an alternative, more rigorous framework which can pursue its purported ends. … More Social justice: Noble, but doomed to fail
Many today dismiss the dialectic as a relic of its time, a primitive way of conceptualizing social complexity long since outmoded. Supposedly Marxists ought to adopt systems theory or “upgrade” to some other newfangled methodology. … More Against eclecticism