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Marx Returns (2018) is my debut novel. I am writer-director of the arte/ZDF documentary Marx Reloaded (2011) @marxreloaded

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@Emmabarnett never mind that! Where does he stand on sausage nationalization?
12/10
2019
@Tim_R_Dawson @Chris_Comber so if the billionaires leave the UK you don't think there'll be anyone to replace them?… https://t.co/seQoskP4bx @JohnJCrace stick to the one-liners mate clearly your audience can't cope with this
12/9
2019
@JohnRentoul and of course the public assets are never "sold off". Privatization is just an excuse to transfer taxp… https://t.co/CxwoQyCH4g @JohnRentoul no, you're confused. The liquidation sale was when public assets were sold off at bargain basement prices
Retweeted by Jason Barker @lewishodder_ moving @JohnRentoul no, you're confused. The liquidation sale was when public assets were sold off at bargain basement prices @campbellclaret cross between speech and tweet? Twit? @IrvineWelsh you should go canvassing
12/2
2019
@unknowthyself https://t.co/joGMD5mhLi @unknowthyself dialectics @unknowthyself I always rated Collins as more talented than Bowie. And certainly funnier in the sense that he'd nev… https://t.co/xJSYWWbPTP @ZoeatShine @Jacquel46304555 he sounded confused and completely out of touch, even suggesting that large corporatio… https://t.co/xXE9LhG9TX @JimBarrett Nothing at all is happening. History repeats and the revolution is frozen. Read Marx's 18th Brumaire
11/30
2019
@JohnnyMercerUK @Chris_Comber eh? you know one of the terrorists he's talking about?David Bowie: "The 80s were my Phil Collins phase." Phil Collins: "The 80s were my David Bowie phase." @politicalfubol split the difference? @Mc_Heckin_Duff do elaborate Phil, maybe we can channel that remorse in the post-election civil war @unknowthyself belongs to that category of person that when you discover they've died you're surprised they weren't dead already @owenhatherley @FLEB00 The Birth of Tragedy, again Nietzsche @owenhatherley actually much more likely that party strategists are reading Nietzsche than media studies. From The… https://t.co/vnrEFP9mEL#bbcyourquestions Why should the Greens want to remain in the EU when the European Union–Mercosur free trade agreem… https://t.co/pK4mwCCIb0
11/29
2019
On this day in 1871 the Paris Commune's War Minister Louis Rossel was executed by firing squad https://t.co/dDkY8JoMh3
11/28
2019
"A collective that would be communist, feminist, ecologist, and indigenist is the unicorn of today’s left. Meanwhil… https://t.co/pn3tgWGWvP
11/23
2019
@afneil do try to keep up Andrew https://t.co/bkG8F5Gb8m
11/22
2019
@joswinson You balk at the idea of throwing stones at squirrels but would murder millions of human beings in a hear… https://t.co/M4LU1NsZZJ
Retweeted by Jason Barker @joswinson You balk at the idea of throwing stones at squirrels but would murder millions of human beings in a hear… https://t.co/M4LU1NsZZJ
11/20
2019
@GillesGrelet @alancelin AB s'ennuieÀ suivre en direct, l'échange entre Thomas Piketty et Alain Badiou, sous la houlette de @alancelin https://t.co/dOl7SCTdkd
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11/18
2019
@krishgm 5G will never work in remote locations. Period. It's small mm waves and the signal is disrupted by vegetat… https://t.co/k6NEgbzenX
11/15
2019
@democracynow @pablosolon you're a disgrace to journalism! Peddling CIA propaganda. Get the fuck off my twitter feed you assholes
11/13
2019
@BBCBreakfast @Chris_Comber no problem. The collective amnesia is often contagious
11/12
2019
@lewishodder_ exactly. Why isn't he celebrating ? @AaronBastani but you're against actually existing socialism. You say so in the ridiculous book you wrote and that I reviewed for the LARB
11/11
2019
@JimBarrett I guess they never heard of KantJason Barker and Alberto Toscano kicking up an intellectual shitstorm at #HMLDN2019 - on "Marxism, Tragedy, Fascism" https://t.co/jSP0tiXhsK
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11/10
2019
@unknowthyself backstage arrangements https://t.co/TKUS4NjrTGJason Barker and Alberto Toscano kicking up an intellectual shitstorm at #HMLDN2019 - on "Marxism, Tragedy, Fascism" https://t.co/jSP0tiXhsK
11/9
2019
@phantasmophage Steven Pinker who he? I think I got you, but like the extent to... er. What was your point again?A wind of change. Break like the wind.
11/4
2019
Burn this reactionary drivel. Use it to light cigars. When will we be shot of Nietzsche revisionism! The guy suppor… https://t.co/JIRd1rQy2M @unknowthyself @Agonhamza that's right it's usually done with appeals to authority
10/27
2019
@paulmasonnews Paul, I can see a legal loophole. It's when Johnson delivers the letter but keeps his fingers crossed behind his back @krishgm might as well run that no confidence vote then. Seeing as this is the season for going through the motions
10/19
2019
@unknowthyself front page of the Guardian now. Like they say, they won't flinch from their responsibility of monetizing ecocide @Chris_Comber @olliemears doesn't remain now dominate in the labour party ? @unknowthyself can someone just pause the ecocide so we can get home first ffs! So selfishFour complete video courses are now available for free: Reading Marx's Capital Volume 1 (both the new 2019 & the or… https://t.co/BtVEYoW5Vz
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10/17
2019
@olliemears @Chris_Comber the "to fully have" is the bit I'm struggling with. Why is the former the condition for the latter? @unknowthyself @AdamBandt socialism for the rich or barbarism @unknowthyself @justindclemens Miller once told Althusser that his partner "invents a concept a day". A took the remark seriously. @unknowthyself We've already written this one. In press from Barker and @justindclemens : "Socialism's Encore"
10/16
2019
@tribunemagazine @globalspectator @graceblakeley and the future lasts a long time. Your point?
10/14
2019
@mittmattmutt in no respect whatever is it a book. The idea that this makes it into libraries is faintly ridiculous… https://t.co/vUYVJp3ucV @phantasmophage unfortunately there's no material to adapt. You're describing a unicorn's bio @owenhatherley and in them days you could record and actually own the content, instead of renting it for a limited… https://t.co/U2OLoRjszD @Unemployedneg this is a book, probably a novel
10/1
2019
@phantasmophage @JamesNGarrett I know them Egyptian dames dressed all zany and had suntans but they were still gene… https://t.co/HJGbJoxwE9Just arrived https://t.co/NFiGVB36SO
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9/30
2019
@mckenziewark If only Benjamin Noys had devoted a chapter to that
9/29
2019
@johnmcdonnellMP why of course! Because as we all know electric cars don't require any new roads to be built - or lithium mining @goffmania to what end? How much are they getting from gate receipts? Peanuts surely @phantasmophage Quick! It seems that someone has hacked into your account...
9/22
2019
@Unemployedneg fail better
9/20
2019
@unknowthyself you recall the Elvis tombstone scene in Spinal Tap...
9/19
2019
Marx & Philosophy I & II an online course with Ray Brassier https://t.co/RYYNxMu28h
9/17
2019
@Unemployedneg @mckenziewark & here's an Althusserian take on it @mckenziewark @Unemployedneg have you read Nick Bostrom's Are we living in a computer simulation?
9/10
2019
@Unemployedneg no there'd be a rebellion if they tried that
9/9
2019
@geejones1987 I only deal in transcendental numbersAs the former Vice President of Orpington College Students Union in the late 80s, I've got the nous to replace Jo J… https://t.co/1GZIX3j2SZ
9/5
2019
Just began reading ‘Marx Returns’ by @marxreloaded @Zer0Books ‘It is a historical fiction, psychological mystery,… https://t.co/wdHk5HRtvo
Retweeted by Jason BarkerIt's time to tackle the objections to Marx raised in this Mises essay: Labor and Capitalist Exploitation: Böhm-Bawe… https://t.co/WZ8f9q4q1T
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8/27
2019
Surely Norway counts as white European colonizers. Vikings? Norway produces 1.6 million barrels of oil a day. Why d… https://t.co/iY0zMuu4N5
8/25
2019
@BP_plc any comment on this? What energy "transition"? Your investment in renewables has declined since 2005 and yo… https://t.co/kwN2L6YQrO @shelford1975 @campbellclaret but you were quite happy to stay in the party when Blair and Campbell invaded Iraq. A… https://t.co/cf33hvbNNs
7/30
2019
@edfesizewellc don't build it. Where is the fresh water coming from? A desalination plant more useful in that location. But not your plant
7/26
2019
@DrJulianWells the Tories voted for the new Tory leader. The new PM is decided by the Queen
7/24
2019
@AuthorViviana you should read Bob Meyer @AuthorViviana If they're both finite modes then why assume goal-oriented behaviour? To persist, to live. @AuthorViviana there is no normative definition of "animal" or "human" in this example
7/18
2019
@Rumblechrisss appeared three days after my review of his book for @LAReviewofBooks - note that no purchase of Marx… https://t.co/tGOF3p9xk8Aaron Bastani reviews Marx Returns on Amazon. If that's not a ringing endorsement then I don't know what is! (pleas… https://t.co/gSvg0gg4Vk
7/8
2019
@StephanEwald but it does not mention de-forestation. As you plant them they are cutting them down faster than you are able to plant them
7/5
2019
"An imaginative, uplifting, and sometimes disturbing alternative history" - Nina Power "This book is fabulous. The… https://t.co/1e0VZbMjLz
Retweeted by Jason BarkerA rollicking, zany, hilarious, irreverential reconstruction of the life and world of Karl Marx. ~ G. M. Goshgarian,… https://t.co/aVeW3Oe6qZ
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7/3
2019
My review for @LAReviewofBooks of Fully Automated Luxury Communism by Aaron Bastani https://t.co/0a5vuFg02z
6/28
2019
@TheCynicalEye @paulmasonnews but don't worry fully automated luxury communism will solve it. We'll all be drinking… https://t.co/6CELRjPMlD @socialistMike @GMB BP TV you mean. They hire murder squads to deal with climate protesters @TheCynicalEye @paulmasonnews nothing like a bit of optimism, eh?
6/21
2019
@Ebb_Magazine @lewishodder_ well, someone had to say it. great review
6/18
2019
@unknowthyself I delegated the review to my slave
6/17
2019
@krishgm I think your channel is confused. Who were your candidates pitching to at the end?
6/16
2019
@unknowthyself it's called AI, actually
6/11
2019
@Change_Britain @Chris_Comber The US doesn't even abide by WTO rules anymore so what good will a WTO Brexit do the UK? @MattFlisfeder @sunraysunray @AaronBastani my proper review of FALC due out in the LARB at the end of the month @justindclemens @unknowthyself Stone 'enge for sure @justindclemens @unknowthyself It never ever would have even occurred to me to go into teaching had it not been for that film @unknowthyself big bottom big bottom talk about mud flaps my girl's gottem big bottom drive me out of my mind how could I leave this behind
6/10
2019

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