What Centrist Democrats Get Wrong on Mental Health Policy

by M.K. Anderson. Now that three major candidates have added this policy to their platforms, disability activists from across the political spectrum are alarmed. We, as Marxists, should be as well. We must oppose this policy for what it is: an attempt to foist eugenics on the country to cover up the violence of capitalism.

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Resistance in the Ruins of Empire: Reclaiming Neofolk for Antifascism

by Shane Burley. Nøkken And The Grim embody just about every feature of a dark music subculture that makes many uncomfortable. Paganism, romanticism, anti-modernity, deep ecology—a miasma of radical expressions that tend to hew either leftist or very, very far to the right. This is why so many have written off the neofolk genre entirely as the work of fascists.

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Off the Shoulders of the Front Lines

by Matt Broomfield Cover photo courtesy of the poet.   off the shoulders of the front lines there are mothers stirring great big pots of beans to feed the solid-bellied women in the killing machine off the shoulders of the frontlines there are families displaced three times each time in the rotting belly of a…

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Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ Seethes with Class Rage

by Jimmy Wu. Class is back on the big screen. From Sorry to Bother You to Joker, the past year has seen an explosion of popular movies that offer, with varying degrees of coherence, a critique of contemporary capitalism. But perhaps no recent film does so with more savvy than Parasite, a new genre-bender that became the first Korean movie to win the Palme d’Or.

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