Mother Jones writer Kevin Drum asked what is there to support about the Wayfair Walkouts. I try to answer.
We should look to Marx on the class character of the government, and the infamous Miliband-Poulantzas Debate for insight.
Liz Bruenig's anti-abortion position, and her reasoning behind it, shows a fundamental flaw that's ubiquitous in Utopian Socialism as well.
In this post I'll highlight three common misconceptions about Marx, often even held by Marxists. These misconceptions are based in a warping of understanding over time.
Christian Patterson2019-02-15Underground MallSupplemental Introduction:I posted this on reddit and got some pushback, so before the post, I wanted to clarify a few things, because the pushback was rooted in misunderstanding my approach:1. This post is through the lens of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall (TRPF) in general. Although I'm approachimg it … Continue reading The Activision Blizzard layoffs and the ‘Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall’
Christian Patterson 2018-11-25 Underground Mall Traditionally, the "communism/socialism/any-social-programs are too idealistic" argument has been reserved for the right-wing pedantic know-it-alls who think supporting the status quo is the "galaxy brain" position. However, as common right-wing sentiment has both moved further right, and became more commonplace, this same sentiment is now echoed by a lot of … Continue reading Why Communism is not idealistic