Empire of the periphery (repost)

Boris Kagarlitsky is one of Russia’s best known Marxist dissidents and who has written widely on a range of issues. His latest offering is one of his best. It is a history of Russia (and the Soviet Union) that situates it firmly in a wider European and world framework. Read …

Kevin Rashid Johnson Transferred to Indiana

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson is a founding member of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter, and the NABPP-PC’s Minister of Defense. He is also a renowned artist, and author of two books published by Kersplebedeb, Defying the Tomb and Panther Vision. He has been in prison for almost thirty years, …

‘The “Dangerous Class” and Revolutionary Theory: Thoughts on the Making of the Lumpen/Proletariat’ by J. Sakai reviewed by Joshua Moufawad-Paul

(mirrored from Marx & Philosophy Review of Books) Sakai has always been provocative. His work, when it is not relegated to obscurity, is treated as either sacrosanct or heretical, and so it is very difficult to review his most recent book without capitulating to this binary. Moreover, his work is a …

New Year’s Status 2019 (Torkil Lauesen)

We are entering a dramatic period in history. Capitalism is in decline. The collapse of the system will be characterized by intense and sometimes chaotic economic and political fluctuations. The next economic crisis might be triggered by Brexit, Italy’s economic crises, or a trade war between the US and China. …

Christmas and Resistance to Slavery in the Americas (repost)

It was a humid Christmas day in 1820 when twenty-five-year-old Santiago Martínez presented himself before the army commander stationed in the frontier Colombian town of Quibdó for service in the republican army. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Christmas and Resistance to Slavery in the …

Flip Over Police Vans and Riot in This New Board Game for Anarchists (repost)

The first time you loot a shopping center in Bloc by Bloc—”The Insurrection Game”—you’ll leave the streets covered in mutinous graffiti. The second time through, you’ll set the buildings ablaze and salt the earth. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Flip Over Police Vans and …

Bloc by Bloc, The Insurrection Game, 2nd Edition

  Format: boxed boardgame Publisher: Out of Order Games Year: 2018 Price: $70.00 (USD) Please note that price includes shipping within Canada and the United States. Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game is a semi-cooperative tabletop game inspired by 21st century protest movements, riots and popular uprisings. Each player controls a faction …