In this episode Kevin talks with Chris Cutrone about the thesis that the left is dead. They discuss the Platypus Affiliated Society, what he means by the death of the left, a brief history of the left in the 20th century, a discussion of the Millennial left, the question of DSA and the gradualist approach, […]
Philanthropy is often touted as a great achievement of capitalism and an obligation oo the wealthy? But the roots of philanthropy show that it is little more and another example of capitalist expropriation of the best human qualities. Finally philanthropy is unable to cure the social ills of capitalism and is therefore little more than personal propaganda campaigns for the elite.
The compulsion to outline the central problems of the Socialist movement has brewed inside me for years. Having been witness to several events, and a member of several organizations of the modern movement, I have come to see its sad state. Great upheaval was and still is possible given the Great Recession, but our struggle, […]
As all great 1st grade history books state, the United States of America formally separated from England on July 4th, 1776. To set out to describe why they had so chosen to rebel against the Crown, Thomas Jefferson famously wrote: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they […]