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Neo-folk is fascist folk

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Breivik is a fascist, not in the unthinking pejorative sense which deploys the word ‘fascist’ as a generic insult but in the very real, totalitarian sense that fascism operated as an authoritarian system of government in Franco’s Spain, Mussolini’s Italy and, yes, before it succumbed to the collective madness of its political leadership, as it [...]

South London dub vendor provides Principia Dialectica obituary

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Dry your eyes mate. Condolences here.

Yom Kippur: Never forget

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Yom Kippur began in the evening of Tuesday, 25 September 2012, and ended in the evening of Wednesday, 26 September 2012. Between 1948 and 1997, 20,093 Israeli soldiers were killed in combat, 75,000 Israelis were wounded, and nearly 100,000 Israelis were considered disabled army veterans. Fuck the pinko leftist idiots (SWP, ‘Counterfire’, etc. etc.) who [...]

Principia Dialectica says: Thank you and goodnight

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Principia Dialectica: Hic Rhodus, hic Salta!

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

This is the Last Post ever from Principia Dialectica. Articles will remain archived for reference.

What is the Leviathan, and how can we overcome it? A meeting at the Anarchist bookfair, 2012

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Value is a social relation constituted by humans, but out of their control. It dominates humanity in every corner of the globe – there is nowhere to hide. It oversees a society on the very edge of the precipice. In order to challenge this state of affairs, we need to know exactly what it is [...]

News from Somewhere

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

News from Somewhere E. P. Thompson’s study of William Morris is rightly considered to be a standard work on the man, though in some respects it remains incomplete. Hence the value of the current exhibition at Tate Britain called “Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Gardes” that concentrates on the circle of people around Morris and their socially-aware activities, [...]

Robert Kurz and Moishe Postone: the critique of abstract labour

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

The following is an extract from a collection of essays called Vie et Mort du Capitalisme. The translators of the essays discussed a range of topics with Robert Kurz, as presented in the chapter called Theory of Marx, crisis and the supersession of capitalism (concerning the historical situation of the radical social critique). This talk [...]

The illusion of ‘infinite flexibility’: An interview with Robert Kurz

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

The following is an extract from a collection of essays called Vie et Mort du Capitalisme. The translators of the essays discussed a range of topics with Robert Kurz, as presented in the chapter called Theory of Marx, crisis and the supersession of capitalism (concerning the historical situation of the radical social critique). This talk [...]

Never mind the bad old days…

Friday, August 31st, 2012

‘Big block of flats along the seafront, smell of rotting seaweed from the beach. Then bridges and hoardings chalked with the fascist sign. Seemed to be a lot of Fascists about. Once or twice I saw the hammer and sickle, but not often. Then the promenade: the huge hotels, cream and crimson buses, crowds of [...]