In issue #34, Daniel Morley and Hamid Alizadeh look at postmodern philosophy, a species of subjective idealism, which today exerts a baleful influence that extends beyond the walls of universities (Marxism vs Postmodernism). Yola Kipcak exposes the reformist argument that the left needs a ‘new narrative’ to counter the dominant narratives of the ruling class (“Left narratives” or class struggle?). Finally, Florian Keller looks at the less known Soviet Republic of Bavaria, established amidst the revolutionary wave in Germany in 1918 (When the Communists ruled in Bavaria).
Contents of this issue
Marxism vs. Postmodernism
Daniel Morley and Hamid Alizadeh
The first of a series of articles, which will analyse different aspects of postmodernism from a Marxist perspective.
Much talk about nothing: “Left narrative” or class struggle?
This article will discuss “Left narratives”, an idea which is prevalent in large parts of the left, arguing for fighting against capitalism by way of “new discourses”
When the communists ruled in Bavaria
In 1919 for a brief period, the Bavarian masses took power and established the Bavarian Soviet Republic. This article looks at these events and the lessons we can learn from them as revolutionaries today.