Tag: USSR


  • Happy B’Day Marx! Imperialism and the Dialectic of Money

    Happy B’Day Marx! Imperialism and the Dialectic of Money

    Yes, happy birthday Karl Marx, but his work on political economy was incomplete as he only ever presented exactly half the conceptual picture he intended to publish before he died. In Capital 1 Marx begins with the dialectic of the commodity, saying that it has both use-value and exchange-value, the former representing the utility of the commodity, the later its price in the market.

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  • The Geopolitical Logic of Racism in Fascist Thought

    The Geopolitical Logic of Racism in Fascist Thought

    Skimming his book ‘The Rising Tide of Color Against White World Supremacy’ (1920) because it was referenced by Domenico Losurdo’s book on Stalin to point out that white supremacist prejudices essentially reflected the geopolitical significance of the USSR as an ally of third-world national liberation movements.

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