Some American conservatives seem to be toying with the ‘soft’ fascism of Portuguese dictator Antonio Salazar
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?
Karl Marx meets Transgender Rights
Marxism claims to offer a way forward to transgender people so what is different from Queer Theory and identity politics?
Putin blames Lenin for creating Ukraine
Putin has attacked Lenin for creating the Ukraine while idolising Stalin and greater Russian nationalism
Stalinism – how the USSR became a bureaucratic nightmare
How and why the 1917 Russian revolution degenerated into the totalitarian and bureaucratic nightmare of Stalinism
Marxism and Islamism – do they mix?
Are Islamism and Marxism reconcilable or are they aiming for very different and contradictory outcomes? Tony McMahon investigates