Theory

A collection of 26 posts

Imperialism, propaganda, and 'leftist' apologists for empire

Imperialism, propaganda, and 'leftist' apologists for empire

The world would be much better off if certain leftists dared to stick their necks out and give full-throated resistance against imperialist aggression without prefacing it with umpteen excuses, extrications and disavowals designed to keep them in at least some of the good graces of ‘polite society’.

The current crisis in oil

The current crisis in oil

The tendency of the rate of profit to fall, its causes, and the inevitability of capitalist crisis, is explored in great depth in Marxist literature. What is clear from the immense body of theory, and the material conditions preceding the current economic crash, is that COVID-19 is not the cause.

Brexit: the death rattle of British imperialism

Brexit: the death rattle of British imperialism

Seen in its proper historical context, Brexit was a farcical outcome of long-standing divisions within the British ruling-class. As the sun begins to set for good on the British empire, we must investigate how this has occurred, and what the outlook is for the labouring masses.