Geography Archives: Croatia

  • Ankica Čakardić holding a banner Women's action, photo by Ivan Maričić (private collection).

    We need to look for origins of fascism in capitalist crises

    Inequalities are immanent to capitalism. Capitalist modes of production are maintained through the reproduction of inequalities.

  • An image allegedly taken after the destruction of Monument to the Victory of the people of Slavonia in Croatia, 1992.

    Only intelligent planning can save us

    Universalism is not an innocent concept. In “The Grandeur and Twilight of Radical Universalism,” published shortly after the fall of historical communism, Ágnes Heller and Ferenc Fehér, former Marxist philosophers and disciples of Georg Lukács, accused Marx and his followers of turning the Hegelian concept of universalism into a philosophy of praxis, a “predictive and action-orienting device” applied to change the world.

  • Miroslav Krleža

    With Krleža, Against Organized Idiotism

    Krleža writes about imperialist wars, corruption, oligarchy, plutocracy, the miserable life under the dictatorship of capital, and so on. Moreover, he writes from the perspective of a revolutionary socialist. Almost a century later all of those Krleža’s early themes are still critically and tragically topical. Various versions of ostensible socialism are today thoroughly discredited, but it could be said that socialism as such—in its authentic, humanistic version—remains a valid option for humanity.