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The Black Panthers, Cooperatives, and Revolutionary Expansion

Cooperatives can be useful for a revolutionary movement, but only if they serve as an economic base for the movement, rather than an end in themselves.  A good example of this type of application is the way the Black Panthers used … Continue reading

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A Parallel Between Autonomous Marxism and Communization Theory

Both the autonomist tradition and communization theory argue that seizing the state–as orthodox socialists advocate–does little to attack the root problem of capitalism: that workers do not have direct say over the process of producing surplus value.

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Revolution and the State

A relatively new current in communist thought–and one that I subscribe to–is the notion that a revolution must distance itself from the seizure and control of State power.  Or, at the very least, a revolution that does seize the State … Continue reading

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