Leftism, Practice, Theory

The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized

Marx is famous for theorizing capital's contradictions and putting forth the theory of its downfall as the ground for the greater society to follow. Hegel famously did no such thing to critique his society, something for which the Young Hegelians endlessly critiqued him. Hegel, it is said, was all too happy to theorize what is without putting forth… Continue reading The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized

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Leftism, Practice, Theory

Populism, Politeness, and the Moral Majority

Many have forgotten that the Left is supposed to be populist. Lenin knew this; he was a pragmatist. He understood Hegel's famous aphorism "the real is rational and the rational is real." This does not mean that what already exists is rational and requires nothing to be changed. It simply means that if we want… Continue reading Populism, Politeness, and the Moral Majority

Humor, Leftism, Practice

Against Idiotic Discourse: /Leftypol/

/leftypol/ is a great place, full of fun and 'interesting' people. They recently this year collectively sponsored Richard D. Wolff's monthly economic update, and lots of normies were made of aware of this titan leftist board on the internet. A fortress of leftist freedom on a Mongolian picture site, surrounded by degenerate weirdos below it… Continue reading Against Idiotic Discourse: /Leftypol/

Culture, Leftism, Practice

Safe Spaces, Political Spaces, and Infantilization

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV_hCWaIolg&t=1s Life isn't a safe space. It cannot be. The world exists to make us neither comfortable nor happy,  and no one else has a duty to ensure that we feel that way. Liberals and the identitarian* "progressive" Left have been obsessed with the notion of "safe spaces" for about the last decade. I'm not… Continue reading Safe Spaces, Political Spaces, and Infantilization

Humor, Reviews

The Secret Life of Pets: A Trotskyite Entryist Film

Degenerated Revolution In the movie "The Secret Life of Pets," we gaze upon the changing—the essential organic inner workings—the devir of a living and mutable revolutionary becoming. The animals are deprived of the possibility of autarkia—of self-determination—by the functions determined by capital. Society's dead-labor enacts upon those who are not only excluded from the labor-marketplace (for obvious… Continue reading The Secret Life of Pets: A Trotskyite Entryist Film

Analysis, Culture, Reviews

Angel’s Egg (天使のたまご): A ‘Reflection’

If you have not watched this film yet, watch it first. An enigmatic animation which leaves much to wonder, this film is set up magnificently from beginning to end. From the unique art style of Yoshitaka Amano to the soundtrack by Kano Yoshihiro, this film already grabs your attention by the sheer force of its… Continue reading Angel’s Egg (天使のたまご): A ‘Reflection’

Analysis, Culture, Reviews

The Tale of Princess Kaguya: Divinity, Freedom, and Happiness

To say that the art of this animation is beautiful and refreshing is an understatement. The watercolor brush style is superb and unique in a world of anime dominated by flat colors and smooth lines. The story itself is certainly a timeless one of the yearning for happiness in a world mediated by notions of happiness… Continue reading The Tale of Princess Kaguya: Divinity, Freedom, and Happiness