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Cooperative economic models best replicate what life under socialism might look like. These articles provide context and shape to what that economic mode might look like.
Gary zZz
March 2021
An annotated discussion on capitalism and virtual realities with the creators of Preserving Worlds.
Bob Barracca
February 2021
An ex-machinist suggests that socialists should look to ESOPs as a way to expand worker control over the means of production.
Michael Marmol
February 2021
Local socialists have been quietly building out an anti-capitalist technical operation for use by the DC-area left. Its impetus and activities are outlined here.
Dan Singer
January 2021
The anti-capitalist theories provided by the late-philosopher Mark Fisher can help us make sense of the tragedies inflicted by the coronavirus - and build a new class politics in its wake.
Morgan Fecto
October 2020
An investigation of how co-ops in DC are navigating the post-covid world reveals their resilience in the face of systemic turmoil.
Gary zZz
June 2020
Socialists on parade in the first game released by Pixel Pushers Union 512.
Kam W.
April 2019
Only through the combination of labor in the cooperative, the proletarian enterprise, can humanity walk the path to liberation of mind, body, and spirit. It is time for the working class to take their fate into their own hands.
Cecilio Morales
April 2017
As the nature of work becomes fundamentally upended by creative (and labor-abusing) technological-capital formations, novel perspectives are needed to combat these new modes of capitalist extraction.
Austin Kendall
January 2017
Ciccariello-Maher's tome reviews how the communal state was built in Venezuela -- not only to expand democracy but to rebuff right-wing retrenchment.
Woody Woodruff
January 2017
Should socialists glorify labor? Or instead emphasize the possibility of a world without it?