The Mask of the Red Death: Dispatch One from a Changing World

‘We are at war,’ Emmanuel Macron declares. ‘A health war. We are not at war with an army or another nation…but a disease.’ War economy, if not war socialism, looms.

Race and America’s Long War: An Interview with Nikhil Pal Singh

Interview conducted by Rosa Burc & George Souvlis Can you start by talking about your formative political and academic experiences? My parents emigrated to the United States from Bombay, India in the late 1960s. My father had been an engineer...

The Social Industry and the ‘Lone Wolf’ Phase of Fascism

Fascism without fascism. In an age in which things are unclear, tendencies yet to congeal, political substances yet to find their settled form, we have to resort to contradiction. Theory must be as indeterminate, and speculative, as reality itself: a roll of the dice.

The Tragedy of the Worker: Towards the Proletarocene

Life exists in Vernadskian space. A globe, twenty-five kilometres deep, from the oceanic abyss to the outer limit of the troposphere. A biosphere, to the destruction of which, humanity is witness, and of which, perpetrator.

Losing the North

Just how serious is Labour’s problem in the North of England? As Lewis Baston points out, the journalistic cliche of the ‘red wall’ that developed over the last few weeks is highly misleading. The myth resonates because it stems from a partial...
Losing the North

Losing the North

Just how serious is Labour’s problem in the North of England? As Lewis Baston points out, the journalistic cliche of the ‘red wall’ that developed over the last few weeks is highly misleading. The myth resonates because it stems from a partial historical truth....


ISSUE 7 – AUTUMN 2019

Towards the Proletarocene

  

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Solidarity, Race and Class: On David Roediger

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At the launch of David Roediger’s collection, Race, Class and Marxism it was invigorating to see so many people crowd into the un-air-conditioned space on a hot Friday evening to hear four brilliant thinkers talk about race. And so it was dispiriting that during...

Salvaging the Dormant: On Language

Salvaging the Dormant: On Language

‘Tamil will die a slow death The languages of the West will triumph in this world.’ So says the simpleton; Alas! what an accusation! —Subramania Bharati     I. We live among the ghosts of languages. Here in Philadelphia, the streets are named for and in...

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