Tag Archives: Marx
Is our basic political capacity speech/action or work/production?
And here’s the thing—he didn’t make any prescriptions.
“Workers of the World Unite” is more universal than “All Men are Brothers” on the theory that the contradiction between particulars, and nothing else, will produce the universal.
Alienation is oppressive if it longs for things lost, stolen, or denied. Alienation is liberation if it renounces things never needed, wanted, or possessed.
Protestantism is to industrial capitalism what Mindfulness is to post-industrial capitalism.
Profit comes from exploitation: there is no gain in playing fair.
“Commercialism” is not a corruption of Christmas or Valentine’s Day, which are pure celebrations of the emotional life of commodities.
Why the existing state of affairs needs to be ruthlessly criticized.
Capitalist exploitation will never put capitalism itself into crisis.