Author: Christa Blackmon

Media anthropologist American expat living in London and college radio DJ for Lawyers, Guns and Money.
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Dolores O’Riordan, the voice of The Cranberries and one of Ireland’s greatest musical exports, tragically passed away under currently unknown circumstances earlier this week. In a 2014 incident with the police that The Guardian calls a “hypomanic episode” behavior she would claim to be the “Queen of Limerick” (her hometown in mid-west Ireland). I’ve never […]

Happy Halloween, Marxists!

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On October 31, 2017
Candy! Costumes! CAPITALISM! Is there anything for Marxists to celebrate about Halloween? Yes, says my favorite sci-fi writer and Marxist academic China Mieville. Watch this 2013 lecture where he talks about having fun as a leftist and celebrating monsters from a socialist perspective. He answers all kinds of important questions like is fear an important […]
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