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Audio from Socialism 2013 presentation: Be the Change You Want to See?

The audio from my talk at the 2013 Socialism Conference is up. You can check it out in the widget below, or at We Are Many. Advertisements

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Be the Change You Want to See?: A Marxist criticism of prefigurative politics

PREFACE This is the transcript to a talk I gave at the Socialism 2013 Conference in Chicago.  I’m posting this transcript here for those interested–it is similar to, but different from a previous transcript I posted of a local meeting … Continue reading

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This is a shameless plug for this month’s issue of the International Socialist Review which includes a new version of a past post I wrote on Grace Lee Boggs and visionary organizing.  Pick your copy up from your local branch … Continue reading

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Socialism 2013

I just wanted to make a quick pitch for this summer’s Socialism 2013 conference taking place June 27 – 30 in Chicago. This year’s conference will feature hundred of workshops, discussions, and debates spanning topics like revolutionary history, to Black … Continue reading

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Carl Sagan on materialism

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”

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Whenever somebody says Marxism is “reductionist.”

I’m like…

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Trotsky on “socialist psychology”

  “Many socialist ideologues (ideologues in the bad sense of the word – those who stand everything on its head) speak of preparing the proletariat for socialism in the sense of its being morally regenerated. The proletariat, and even ‘humanity’ … Continue reading

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