Some American conservatives seem to be toying with the ‘soft’ fascism of Portuguese dictator Antonio Salazar
The philosophy of Marxism covering dialectics and historical materialism
Bashar Assad and his useful idiots
Bashar Assad clung to power in Syria after the Arab Spring with help from Russia and from western useful idiots on social media
Trans Marxism and Social Reproduction Theory
Trans Marxism has built on Social Reproduction Theory arguing it explains transgender oppression under capitalism
Queer Theory and Marxism
Queer Theory has exercised a huge influence on the discourse around sexuality but does it have anything in common with Marxism?
The problem of identity politics
Identity politics has a problem with intersectionality and encourages accusations of erasure by different groups
Feminism, identity politics and trans activism
Identity politics led to the attack on transgender rights by Second Wave feminists but how did this happen?
How does Marxism explain human evolution?
Marxism has its own account for how humans evolved so how does it match up to Darwin’s theory of evolution and are they compatible?
Dialectical materialism – getting to grips with it!
Dialectical materialism is an element of Marxist theory that scares many people but it’s really not that difficult to understand
Communism and Islam – the Bolsheviks attempt an alliance
Communism and Islam moved closer together in the former Russian empire in the period after 1917 but the alliance didn’t last
Marxism and Islamism – do they mix?
Are Islamism and Marxism reconcilable or are they aiming for very different and contradictory outcomes? Tony McMahon investigates