The ‘Red Fascist’ Tankie, Praxis & Theory, and Praxis as Ableism

The ‘Red Fascist’ Tankie

In the modern arena of the USAmerican left, the most often used (yet least understood) insult hurled by those on the ultra or fringe left is the term ‘tankie.’ The term originated as a derogatory term meant to describe members of the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) who followed…


The Role of Sanctions In The Class Struggle

Modern Imperialism

What Are Sanctions?

While the earlier stages of imperialism were trademarked by direct military conflict, colonialism, and the literal expansion of empire, imperialism today has taken a much more covert form: that of international sanctions.

The purpose of sanctions is to wage covert war against the citizens of a nation until either they…


How the Battle of Algiers Defies Master / Slave Morality

The Battle of Algiers presents a strong example of Nietzsche’s concept of ‘master and slave morality’ within a real world context. While not directly rooted in a theological base such as the example of Judaeo morality given by Nietzsche throughout…


Residents Fight to Halt Construction

For the past few months, the residents of the small Alabama town of Beulah have found themselves thrust into a battle to hold onto their access to safe drinking water and breathable air.

This struggle began in December of 2020 when the Florence, AL, based CreekWood Resources filed for permits…


Analysis & Refutal

The question being debated by Socrates and Meno throughout Plato’s “The Meno” is ultimately the question of what virtue is, though it does begin with and occasionally return to the question of whether or not virtue can be taught (Plato, 59–92). One of the first solutions given by Meno to…


The Flaw of Locke

John Locke, in his work “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding,” works to distinguish between the identities of man (which I will henceforth refer to as humans), immaterial souls (to be onward referred to as thinking substances), and persons. Through this, he then proceeds to portray personal identity as being irrelevant…


In Defense of Virtue Ethics

Disclaimer: I am not a proponent of Virtue Ethics. In fact, I actually heavily disagree with it. This short essay was written as a thought exercise.

One strong objection to Aristotle’s theory of Virtue Ethics is that of the priority of virtue over ethics leading to morality being arbitrary. This…


In Defense of Harman

In his book, Fear of Knowledge, Paul Boghossian addresses two types of fact relativists: those who are constructivists in regard to facts and those who view individual facts as being relative to a particular theory (I will refer to these as relativists). …


The Indubitable Truth of an Idealist Reality

Disclaimer: I am not a proponent of Idealism in any form. In fact, I am actually a Physicalist. This short essay was written as a thought exercise.

Idealism is the most plausible viewpoint of the nature of existence as it is both enforced by an indubitable truth and capable of…

Jamie Johnson

they/he | I’m a materialist and Luciferian who studied design and philosophy! I also organize with the Party for Socialism and Liberation & ANSWER Coalition

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