Posts in: theory

The high price of ignoring teenage fascists

August 2018

The killers at Columbine High School school in 1999 had a political, not psychiatric illness. How we can combat fascists trying to recruit our children.

Talking back to the talking heads

August 2018

Sukey Wolf tells liberal journalists to stop depressing us with Trumpism 24-7, and start covering real peoples’ courage and fight-back.

Why Socialist Feminism?

One answer is that trying to reform capitalism so that it is “kinder and gentler” is a dead end.

Russia 1917: The spark that lit a world revolution

February 2018

Excerpts from two speeches that celebrate what workers and peasants won by making the Russian Revolution and that draw valuable lessons for radicals today.

Engels on matriarchy: modern science agrees

June 2017

Since retiring as FSP National Secretary, I’ve been auditing classes at nearby University of Washington in order to learn what science has uncovered in the half-century since my student days. I especially want to satisfy an itch to understand the origins of human behaviors. Last quarter, in a class on evolutionary psychology, I was astounded… Read more »