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...Then as Farce

0 Comments | Posted 31 March 2012 | (18:13)

"Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce."

When Marx wrote this in 1852, he was describing from a historical materialist perspective how class struggle in france lead to...

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Tony Benn on the Future of Socialism in Labour

0 Comments | Posted 21 March 2012 | (12:55)

Speaking on the subject "Has the future a left?", at the London School of Economics Last week, social theorist Zygmunt Bauman was clear: the left "has sold out to the right" and become "a fake replica of what it was". Does this leave a political void for the Labour party...

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