Tag: utopian socialism

Utopia: hunger for the future or decadence?

24 January, 2022 · Critique of ideology

Telosa, one of the gigantic real estate investment projects trying to promote itself as an urban utopia.
Telosa, one of the gigantic real estate investment projects trying to promote itself as an urban utopia.

The end of last year and the beginning of 2022 are seeing the emergence of a wide offer with utopia and utopianism as its banner: large exhibitions of corporate foundations, university lectures, debates and seminars in major cultural centers. But there is no innocent utopia… so, what course are they setting out on?

Icarian Communism

13 January, 2022 · History

Icarian Communism

The League of Communists and its Manifesto of 1848 were a fundamental moment in the process of the constitution of the workers as a class. However, the League was not, and could hardly have been, the first nor the most extensive of the political expressions of a proletariat that was taking shape. “Icarian communism”, with all its political weaknesses, was in reality the first great workers’ party and its experience -which goes far beyond that of the colonies in the United States- can still teach us some things.