“Capitalism only Works in Theory”: Leigh Phillips’ & Michael Rozworski’s People’s Republic of Walmart​

In "People's Republic of Walmart", Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski show that large companies are organised as planned economies.
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A Cult of Austerity

In the face of climate change, many want us to change our habits as consumers. Such an depoliticised approach is not only useless, it is also defeatist and neoliberal.
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What is Folk-Politics?

Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams criticise the politics of immediacy that is widespread among the left. If we can not get rid of it, we are destined to fail.
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What is Promethean Politics

If the Left is to regain its footing, it must accept the complexity of the modern world. It must think and act strategically within the framework of our world.
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Simulating Socialism (3): Mathematically Derived Valuations

Simulating Socialism (3): Mathematically Derived Valuations Jan Philip Dapprich This is the third part of my series “Simulating Socialism” (Part 1, Part 2) in which I give an outline of
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Simulating Socialism (2): Optimising Production Plans

In the second part of the series, Philipp Dapprich explains how production plans can be optimised through linear programming.
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Simulating Socialism (1): Creating a Computer Simulation of a Socialist Economy

We can use computer simulations to illustrate how a socialist economy would work. In the first part of this series, we will take a look at the basics.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: A Solution for the Future?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revived the debate around climate change with her proposal for Green New Deal. What is it about?
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Book Review: Beauty and Misogyny

Sheila Jeffreys' "Beauty and Misogyny" is an impressive study of how beauty ideals are used to objectify women worldwide. From Asia to Europe, women are oppressed by scale and measure.
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Class War on Christmas Eve

A comment on the speech of the British Queen on December 25 and a call to arms. The war between the classes never ceases to exist.
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