Ivysyn's blog

State Socialist Anti-Communism

Something of a reply to the essay by Michael Parenti, "Left Anti-Communism: The Unkindest Cut" and a retort to the tenancy of modern Stalinists to attack their left opponents by calling them "anti-communist". This article argues that state socialism as a project and ideology was/is effectively anti-communist.

“On Authority” Revisited

Fredrick Engels argues against Anarchism on the basis that authority is needed to carry out a revolution against capitalism and the organization of society. This article argues that he fundamentally ignored what Anarchists actually meant when they said they were against authority.

I Don’t Value Value: Capitalism, Value, The Value Form, and Commodity Production

Solving the question of "value" from an Anarcho-syndicalist point of view.

Anarcho-syndicalist Trans-Feminism

Cobbling together a linking up of Anarcho-syndicalism and Trans-Feminism.

The Peccadilloes of Gun Control Activism

I take a look at the problems with the Parkland sparked gun control movement and hint at a desired alternative to gun control activism.