Did the Hong Kong protests overshadow China’s 70th birthday celebrations? Foreign Correspondent in Seoul, Milana Nikolova, discusses the Hong Kong protests and their impact in tandem with the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist state. One, is that this time around, celebrations were even more magnificent than usual, considering this year is the 70th Anniversary […]
An interview with Aaron Bastani about his new book Fully Automated Luxury Communism.
The hate-hate relationship between North Korea and the US is flourishing. After Pyongyang launched a series of ballistic missiles last summer, the hermit state has gone temporarily passive, with the threat dipping below the boil of media-frenzied, imminent war to a steady simmer. But the tensions persist. Coupled with the threat of nuclear arms, the […]
For those who realised, as there had been arguably little media coverage of it, there’s an aspect of poignancy in the European headlines this week. Whilst the announcement was made earlier in the week that Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union have reached a deal to form a coalition with the Social Democratic Party six months […]
I’ll start this off with saying that I, by no means, am a communist. But as a historian, I find myself drawn to this idealised concept which in a perfect world would mean true equality on all bases. Communism in its true form, as set out by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the Communist Manifesto, […]