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In The Principal Contradiction, Torkil Lauesen introduces readers to the philosophy of dialectical materialism as a tool for changing the world.

Dialectical materialism allows us to understand the dynamics of world history, the concept of contradiction building a bridge between theory and practice, with the principal contradiction telling us where to start.


The withdrawal of $475,000 in cash by the man who killed 22 Nova Scotians in April matches the method the RCMP uses to send money to confidential informants and agents, sources say.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Nova Scotia shooter case has hallmarks of an undercover operation

We have switched things up, and many new books are discounted for the next month on the leftwingbooks.net website, with a special emphasis on books from our friends at PM Press, including the recent release Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health, and many more. In the way of Kersplebedeb Publications (which you can see a...

Brief Explanatory Note:

This was written in the last days of 2019 and the first days of the current year. In early March, before doing an initial private circulation, I made a few additions to relate some of the argument to the emerging Pandemic which was clearly a very relevant factor that I hadn’t dealt with adequately. A few references to “Covid-19” (e.g., P. 10) were added that I certainly don’t regard as an adequate treatment of these issues. More important, the argument didn’t foresee the historic break in the culture of capitalist rule that would emerge a few weeks after it was completed and would have to be extensively reworked to take these developments adequately into account.

Whatever is clear and useful in this piece owes a great deal to the critical assistance I got from Kristian Williams.


The past few years have not been a period of calm for global capitalism and its U.S. component. Major changes...

In honor of the ongoing struggle for Black Lives and Black Liberation, the Page One Collective is offering this zine on Current Political Prisoners of Black Liberation Movements. You can download it here: https://pageone.noblogs.org/files/2020/06/PP_BL.pdf

Please feel free to distribute widely.
Print and hand out at protests!...

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