The Yellow Vest Movement: How Neoliberalism Ends

December 6, 2018 Agrippa 0

The Yellow Vest movement that has convulsed France owes its origins to developments and processes unique to French society, however it also owes its origins to factors and structures operating at the global level. A ready indication of this is the solidarity and support that the movement has attracted across […]

The World and Yugoslavia: 1968 and 1918

November 19, 2018 Agrippa 0

One of the key functions of any political system in capitalist society is the containment of autonomous working class action. There are many forms this takes, an important one being when the guardians of history downplay, obscure or even eliminate the role played by the working class in history. The […]

Corporate Power and the Failure of the Australian Labour Market

June 28, 2018 Agrippa 0

The Australian labour market increasingly exhibits the classical signs of market failure due to positive externalities. The best approximation to Paul Krugman in Australia is the economic correspondent for The Guardian Greg Jericho. Economic literacy is a critical component of citizenship in capitalist society, and the great value of Jericho’s […]

Mnogostradalnaya: The Left and the Russian Revolution

November 6, 2017 Agrippa 0

November 07 2017 marks the centennial of the putsch of Lenin and Trotsky, sometimes called the “Russian Revolution” and at other times “The Great October Socialist Revolution,” which could only end in the imposition of terror as it in fact did. I am interested in making some, brief, remarks about […]