Monthly Archives: June 2014

On Revolutionary Agency : ‘Existing Frameworks’, ‘Carts before Horses’ and ‘Firestorms’

On Revolutionary Agency : ‘Existing Frameworks’, ‘Carts before Horses’ and ‘Firestorms’. [1] ‘Within the framework of existing institutions’ In Beyond Capital, Istvan Meszaros writes that… the socialist offensive under the conditions of its new historical actuality…..implies also the necessity to face … Continue reading

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Mandela’s Legacy

Mandela’s Legacy “As far as the political representatives of labour are concerned, the issue is not simply that of personal failure or yielding to the temptations and rewards of their privileged position when they are in office. It is much … Continue reading

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The “Poisoned Chalice” of “National Liberation”?

The “Poisoned Chalice” of “National Liberation”? Many years ago the left-wing sectarian group, of which I was a member, supported the Mullahs in Iran in their “anti-imperialist” stance whilst, at the same time, these Mullahs were jailing, torturing and murdering … Continue reading

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