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150 Years of "Capital" and its Bourgeois Reviewers - GegenStandpunkt

150 Years of "Capital" and its Bourgeois Reviewers - GegenStandpunkt

The modern Marx reception in its varieties is entirely in the tradition of the bourgeois scientific enterprise, which from the beginning did not hesitate to examine Marx from the point of view of his usefulness for theory and practice of the capitalist enterprise. Some of their highlights are documented in the following.

The 10 Most Popular Dogmas of Critical Theory - Marxistische Gruppe

The 10 Most Popular Dogmas of Critical Theory - Marxistische Gruppe

The following text is a translation of a section from the book "Arguments against Critical Theory", published in German in 1986 by the Marxistische Gruppe. It examines what the analyses of critical theory are worth: Whether the findings should be adopted because they are correct or not. The question of what makes critical theory so attractive for intellectuals - apart from the language that flirts with maximum incomprehensibility - will also be answered along the way.

The 1968 Belgrade Student Revolution

An interview with Sonia Licht about the student protests she took part in at Belgrade University against the `Red Bourgeoisie` in1968.

The Poverty of Student Unions

Institutions exist to do the exact opposite of their stated aims. The police force don’t exist to protect you and stop crime, but instead to keep you in line and to facilitate a unilaterial class war.

Schools don’t exist to educate people and teach them how to think independently, but rather to indoctrinate and create obedient workers.

Governments don’t exist to enact the political will of the people but to frustrate it.

Union officials walk out - against their own members

UCU gen sec / basic democratic norms / is this a workers' rights violation?

Officials of the education union UCU have downed tools and walked out - from their own annual congress.

My God They're Killing Us - The Kent State University Shootings

An account of the shooting of students at Kent State University by the National Guard in an attempt to end anti war protests on the campus. Four students were killed with ten more wounded, one of which was paralysed.

Queen Mary occupation ends after securing £0.5million concession

27th March 2018 teach out

Leaving Statement of the Queen Mary's occupiers. This statement was read at the end of the occupation on April 10 at 1pm.

Brutal fascist attack on student occupation at University of Montpellier

A group of men in balaclavas carrying batons and tasers attacked students occupying a lecture hall at Montpellier University. Some of the attackers have also been identified as faculty members.

Lecturers and support staff rebel as union pushes poor pension offer

University lecturers and support staff are rebelling against their union leadership after conciliation talks between the University and Colleges Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) ended with a derisory potential deal.