Market ideologues, writes Francesco Massimo, paint Amazon as a model of a flexible, networked platform capitalism. Yet Amazon’s growth has revitalized parts of the Fordism that Silicon Valley claimed to have overcome — including the rise of an organized blue-collar workforce.
This is the third part of a series on lessons learnt after the 2019 uprising in Hong Kong by Zi-yuet of the Lausan collective.
In this long read Michael Karadjis examines the claim made by parts of the western left that the conflict in Ukraine is a proxy war.
In preparation for our event on Thursday 26 May 2022 in which Lara Sheehi and Alicia Valdés will be speaking, Ian Parker reviews 'Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Practicing Resistance in Palestine' co authored by Lara.
We seek revolutionary transformation to meet the compound crisis of ecological disaster, economic collapse, social decay, grotesque inequality, mass impoverishment, growing militarisation, and creeping authoritarianism.
7.00pm – 8.30pm
Organised by ACR
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Organised by ACR
This crisis-ridden world is having disastrous effects on the climate, on our bodies and on our internal worlds, on how we feel and try to respond, on how we panic and on how we act collectively. Psychoanalysis can be part of this collective political response. Ian Parker shows how personal struggle can be linked to political struggle so we confront misery in this world and find alternatives in anti-capitalist resistance.
In this little book, Neil Faulkner draws on Marxist-Freudian theory to provide an updated analysis of the mass psychology of fascism, and to argue for a progressive counter-offensive based on love, labour, and reason.
This book offers critical Marxist thinking about the nature of the crisis and what must be done to turn mass protest into the revolutionary transformation on which our survival depends.