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Torkil Lauesen: New Year status 2021

[Torkil Lauesen is a former member of the so-called Blekingegade Group, a communist cell of anti-imperialist bankrobbers, and the author of The Global Perspective: Reflections on Imperialism and Resistance (2018) and The Principal Contradiction (2020). This post is mirrored from anti-imperialist.net.] New Year status 2021 In last year’s status, I …

Prospects for Anti-Capitalism in a Divided World, by Yuriy Dergunov

Review of the book: Lauesen T. (2018) The Global Perspective. Reflections on Imperialism and Resistance, Montreal: Kersplebedeb. Torkil Lauesen’s book The Global Perspective. Reflections on Imperialism and Resistance is written from a perspective that can be described as Third Worldist Marxism. For its author, such views are not just theoretical …

David Gilbert Interviewed by TREYF

For those of you who don’t know, Treyf is one of the best podcasts out there — “A debatably Jewish podcast. Recorded at CKUT in Montreal (on occupied Kanien’kehá:ka territory), in the shadow of the cross of secularism, Sam Bick and David Zinman reflect on the political discussions that are …

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. …

Torkil Lauesen Answers Bromma, on The Global Perspective

Dear Bromma Thanks for the review and comments. It is rewarding to receive reflective feedback on your work. I was hoping for this kind of discussion. The idea of my book is to present a holistic “stew” of history, political economy, politics, and strategy – “all from a certain political …

Torkil Lauesen’s “The Global Perspective” (reviewed by Gabriel Kuhn)

Released by PM Press in collaboration with Kersplebedeb in 2014, Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark’s Revolutionary Bank Robbers recalls the exploits of the so-called Blekingegade Gang, a group of Marxist revolutionaries who, during the 1970s and ‘80s, robbed cash-in-transit trucks, warehouses, and post offices around Copenhagen …

Is China an Imperialist Country?

Whether or not China is now a capitalist-imperialist country is an issue on which there is some considerable disagreement, even within the revolutionary left. This book brings together theoretical, definitional and logical considerations, as well as the extensive empirical evidence which is now available, to demonstrate that China has indeed …