Tag : Marxism

What I learnt at the Marxist Society GIAG

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whether from distant or recent memories of classrooms and discussions, the term ‘Marxism’ is familiar to most of us. We’ve all heard about Marx: the philosopher, the economist, the sociologist, the journalist. We may even know the basics of Marxism: about the belief that capitalism generates a struggle between the … Read More

Comrades, Hobsbawm and the Relevance of Marxism

6 years ago / 0 comments

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary who looks perpetually like a rebuked child, said of Eric Hobsbawm in 2008 that ‘only when (he) weeps tears for a lifetime spent serving an ideology of wickedness will he be worth listening to.’ Thankfully he has not repeated these remarks in the last few … Read More