Peak Identity Politics has been achieved in South Africa

The point of identity politics is to place one’s identity above proper material analysis. As Marxists, we see this as historical materialism, materialism, and revolutionary science. In other fields, it relies on other methods. Biology relies upon chemical interactions and how they are observed. Gravity and related fields are reliant upon physics. These sciences depend…

#LochteGate is American, Not White Privilege

Ryan Lochte and Other U.S. Olympic Swimmers are taking heat for lying about why they had lost money in Rio. They claimed they had been robbed when in fact, they had urinated on a door and damaged it. The money went to repairing the property they damaged. “Right now, as we speak, what the police…

Halal Market Being Forced to Sell pork and Alcohol

In Paris, France a Halal food market has been ordered to sell pork and alcohol or face closure. Authorities in the city are threatening to carry out the forced closure if the store doesn’t begin selling products that are banned under Islamic tradition. The shop maintains that it has the right not to sell products…

Beyoncé Panthers Tribute was Not Revolutionary

During Super Bowl 50, the singer Beyoncé carried out a performance which featured Black Panther Party imagery. It was done in the context of an entire song criticizing much of the African American history in the United States. Artistically, it contained imagery of revolution by dancing in an X formation spoke of us of Malcolm…

The Reality of the Black Lives Matter Movement

In the wake of brutal police murders of young Black men, a popular resistance began to form. This movement was known as “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) Officially according to the organization it began in July 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin. In June of this year I said…

How Donald Trump Helps El Chapo

People have a habit of shooting their mouths off and thinking they can live without ever having being held accountable for what they say. The internet Marxist community is a perfect example of this. Everyone talks tough when they’re behind the internet where they can hide. People in power have a similar kind of impunity.…