• | The Jungle Book Rikki Tikki Tavi | MR Online

    Gramsci’s animality

    Prison Notebooks sets the tone with “Animality and Industrialism,” Gramsci’s original work-in-progress header for the section he’d eventually label “Americanism and Fordism.”

  • | Antonio Gramsci | MR Online

    A rose for Gramsci

    Ninety-seven years back, via Giovanni Battista Morgagni, number 25, was a more modest lodging house, home of a quietly discreet pensionante called Antonio Gramsci.

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    John Berger and Gramsci in Rome: Personal Reflections

    “A week or so on, John Berger was still with me, there in spirit. Or, better, I was still with him. When in Rome, I told myself…well, what better thing to do than to visit Gramsci, the great Marxist, whose grave lies in the city’s ‘Non-Catholic Cemetery’ in Testaccio.”

  • | DADA | MR Online

    DADA NEW YEAR: Tristan Tzara’s Boom, Boom, Boom

    I know I’m not the only one thinking that our world has lost its mind. It’s not easy being some relatively sane person nowadays. At the best of times, politics is bankrupt. At its worst, it’s toxic, dominated by demagogues, liars and cheats. Their falsehoods fly wholesale, rarely disgruntling masses of people, let alone damaging a demagogue’s political career.

  • | Karl Marxs grave at Highgate cemetery in London England | MR Online

    Marx on technology

    The longest chapter in Capital is the fifteenth, on “Machinery and Large-Scale Industry.”

  • | Karl Marx | MR Online

    Marx at his limits

    Enter Marx, the first thinker, Marshall believes, to make these two worlds connect. It was Marx, after all, who wanted to discover the underlying unity of life. Marx’s horizon is vast and his vision packs together an enormous range of things and ideas that nobody had thought of throwing together before, breaking down boundaries, piling things together that seem to clash and totter on the brink.