Dusk Somewhere

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May 18, 2023
Will Socialism End Racism?
This is a follow-up to the post “Class and Race”. There is a common, overly-simplistic argument sometimes put forward by Marxists that “socialism” will necessarily entail the elimination of racism.…
May 18, 2023
Class and Race
This post has two follow-up posts: “Will Socialism End Racism?" and “Jewishness Abstractly and Concretely”. A friend asked me the others if I believe in the Marxist idea of class above all else.…
Apr 15, 2023
Skipping past the nasty part
Per Marx and Engels, every closed social order is doomed to one of two fates: Self-annihilation due to its own internal contradictions.…
Apr 10, 2023
Breakdown as a law of physics
Crisis is endemic to capitalism, but in fact it is endemic to all organisms (i.e., patterns of matter apparently being driven through time by a logic other than that of matter itself).…
Mar 9, 2023
What is nature?
On one level, there is no real separation between humanity and the rest of the natural world. We are animals, we interact with and exchange energy with other species, etc.…