The Guignol in History, Amadeo Bordiga

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In this 1953 article from the “Thread of Time” series, Amadeo Bordiga addresses the role of the great man or “man of destiny” in history, whose modern representatives he calls “Guignols” (grotesque puppets)—devoid of individuality, vacuous, two-dimensional receptacles for the cult of personality—from Napoleon to Eisenhower, and situates this phenomenon […]

The Factory, ADX

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The beginning of the chapter of Capital 15: The Development of Machinery saw for Marx that not the factory is a system organised from the nucleus of machinery but also the basis of adding a second prerequisite for women and children in the labour process, managing the number of individuals […]

Workerism, ADX

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Workerism is a term that refers to the supporting of industrial labourers over other modes of labourers. The over-rewarding of labourers who create the capital, economy, nation and material over other labourers can be an element of workerism. In its social context, it’s a sexist ideology by fetishizing the muscly […]