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Socialist Forestry

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On April 5, 2019
The Venn diagram between socialism and forest policy in 2019 is basically me. But at one time, this was a major thing in the United States and during the 1930s and 1940s, really tore the Forest Service in two. The leading figure in that was Bob Marshall, one of the most fascinating figures of the […]

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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Of all the Democratic primary postmortems I have read, the smartest is from Communication Workers of America official Bob Master. Exploring the various success and failures of the Sanders movement, he notes its potentially historic message legitimizing socialism in American politics at a time when capitalism is immersed in a long-term crisis. He then thinks […]
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Socialism at Harvard

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On April 1, 2016
Interesting piece on how John Reed became a socialist at Harvard, the legacy of that socialism at the college, and the rise of socialism today in the form of Sanders-loving Harvard students. Normally, I would never link to the magazine of Harvard on principle, but this is a rare, notable exception. Share
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