All politics are identity politics.
Lenin and the debates that shaped the Russian Revolution have been misunderstood by friends and foes alike.
A review of Lars Lih’s Lenin
Reading The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg one sometimes feels like a voyeur. Tender love notes are mixed in with daily triumphs and tragedies, accounts of visits with friends, what was had for breakfast, nervous missives to one lover written while hiding from another, romantic longings, and multiple self-deprecating jokes about her small stature and ungainly looks.
The arrogance of Marxist economists.
Misreading the tea leaves.
There’s nothing to celebrate.
On violence and democracy.