On Aesthetic Communism

There is a growing trend amongst people in my generation to ascribe to a form of ‘aesthetic communism’. By aesthetic communism, I mean people that agree with communism in theory and will say things like “eat the rich”, “fuck the military”, and crack jokes about the impending ‘revolution’. However, these same people will then devoteContinue reading “On Aesthetic Communism”

On ‘Authoritarianism’

This was originally published under the Fenway Socialists Blog. ‘Authoritarian’ is a popular term nowadays in political discourse. Of course, it has been for a while, but with the rise of Donald Trump and what the media calls ‘populism’, it is now being used on the daily by journalists, politicians, and political commentators. On topContinue reading “On ‘Authoritarianism’”