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Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century (repost)

The globalization of production and its shift to low-wage countries is the most significant and dynamic transformation of the neoliberal era. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century

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 …

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 …

Macron and French racism as social relationship (repost)

References to “secularism”, “national identity” or “immigration” by Macron are not a mere “diversion” to from the supposed “real problems” put on the table by the #giletsjaunes movement. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Macron and French racism as social relationship