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04.25.14 Andy Cush

For now, the collected writings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels are available for free download on the Marxist Internet Archive, a distribution method that’s decidedly in keeping with the two giants of socialism’s ideas. However, Lawrence & Wishart, a UK-based radical publishing house, is claiming copyright infringement and ordering that the works be taken […]

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10.02.13 Andy Cush

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota’s main line of attack against his Democratic rival Bill de Blasio in recent weeks has been to go the classic Republican route and label de Blasio a “socialist.” The onslaught began after the New York Times published a piece explaining de Blasio’s 1980s ties to the Nicaraguan Sandinista movement. Now, an actual socialist–namely, […]

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09.05.13 Marina Galperina

Forget Monopoly. That’s why we’re all fucked. Unlike Monopoly, the goal of Commonopoly is not the exhaustion, through monopolization, of a virtual stock of goods, but rather the expansion and preservation of a self-propelling sustainable system of recycling, production and distribution. Commonopoly is a project from Big Hope: Miklós Erhardt, Dominic Hislop, Elske Rosenfeld. They refer to […]

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05.22.12 Marina Galperina

After a controversial portrait of President Jacob Zuma brandishing exposed genitals was vandalized in Johannesburg, the Goodman Gallery is temporarily closing down the “Hail to the Thief II” exhibit. Watch as the polite attackers are viciously taken down by gallery security. Well, one of them. […]

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06.04.10 Marina Galperina

So, how’s Fidel Castro doing? Telling from artist Shen Shaomin’s installation Summit at the Biennale of Sydney, he’s still breathing – mechanically. Disappointed with living world leaders, the Chinese artist organized his own summit. He’s rolled out four of the most powerful dead Communist leaders – Kim II-sung, Mao Zedong, Ho Chi Minh and Vladimir […]

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04.02.10 Bucky Turco

As you’ve probably heard, President Obama is an illegal alien from Kenya who is hellbent on replacing every church in America with a mosque, ending capitalism, destroying freedom, and generally, pushing for the collapse of the country. And so he must be stopped, with advertising! For just a couple grand a month, you too can […]

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03.23.10 Marina Galperina

C-Monster makes an argument for Glenn Beck being more red than he’d like: Those Shepard Fairey-style posters of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson behind him are influenced by Soviet Constructivism. […]

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03.21.10 Bucky Turco

After what seemed like an endless marathon of debates, fiery town halls, tea baggers with misspelled signs, and talk about how it will plunge the country into socialism, the House of Representatives passed the health care bill (219-212) marking a huge victory for the Democrats and the president. When exactly the secret police will start […]

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