This page will have essays on history and politics, with an emphasis on the theoretical questions they pose.



1. The Marxist Conception of History (while not completely worthless, I have since decided that this isn’t very good.)

2. Trotsky’s battle against Stalin

3. “Privilege” and conceptualising oppression

4. Harvey and the new [theory of] imperialism: a critique

5. Ecology and Socialism

6. Guest Post by Peter Jones: The Global Economic Crisis: is there any end in sight?

How to think like a Marxist series: (it’s a working title)

1. The political uses of philosophical idealism

2. Materialism: first as science then as farce

3. Dialectics 1: Thinking change through contradiction

4. Dialectics 2: Relations

5. Dialectics 3: Abstraction