A Cycle of Hope Begins Again

It should be acknowledged as a fact that global politics, like local politics, goes in repeating cycles. It’s as predictable as the rising and setting of the sun and the moon. The stodgy old conservative order becomes despised by the people who live under it. A new candidate for leadership appears and makes promises of…

Draft Bernie! The Birth of the Berniecrats

It is an understatement to say that there are many within the United States that are unhappy with the election of Donald Trump to president. Even more, people are unhappy about the development around the world. Each day we hear of some new statement or piece of legislation by Trump that creates more popular anger…

How Bernie Sanders will Pay for the Free Stuff

There are some so-called socialists who support revolution via bourgeois elections. Often many of them are the same ones who proclaim to reject those elections. One of the Third Worldist criticisms of First Worldism is that the masses of the first world will eventually sell out the global poor to obtain a larger slice of…

The Coming Backlash against Identity Politics

One of the largest problems plaguing first worldism is the inability (or refusal) to acknowledge problems that persist. One of them is the phenomena of gender identity politics. For a few years now first worldists, particularly first world Maoists, have been taking on the struggle of transgender and other gender minority categories. For many groups,

Was Karl Popper Right about Karl Marx? Yes and No

Here’s something interesting. Popper was right about some of his criticisms of Marxism. For example, he criticized Marx because he had said that the industrial working class of the advanced nations would lead the revolution, they would be the ones do the revolution and spread it. As we can see from history, that never happened.…