Fragments on Capitalism And Fascism

Just some thoughts I’m working through at the moment, I’ll probably change and expand on some points as time goes on. This may have been loosely inspired by recent events but it’s also intended to provoke a more critical response to the claim that Capitalism and Fascism are diametrically opposed. One inescapable victory of capitalism is in its successful cleaving of the economic and political struggle. This separation often referred to as ‘false consciousness’ by socialists eager to reinsert the notion of historical materialism back into the debate, unfortunately, does often correspond to the realities of life under capitalism. That...

Looking for Gaia (Part 1)

With the IPCC’s recent report on climate¬†change and the seeming inevitability of further temperature rises I thought it might be worth revisiting some of my earlier writing on environmentalism. Whilst I don’t actually mention it that much these days radical ecology is actually of the things that’s at the keystone of my political philosophy. I’ve somewhat moved away from the more utopian ideas I had, partly due to an acknowledgement of the fact that there’s a certain amount privilege that’s required to consider divesting from certain forms of technological innovation and production. However, I thought I’d post some of the...