Victor Serge vs. Leftist Illusion
Victor Serge’s shift away from the stance of the revolutionary left grew sharper as World War II went on. The reality of this war, of this world, of the radical differences between 1917 and the 1940s, and Serge’s willingness to see these differences, forced him, unlike most of his comrades in exile, to completely revise his political vision.
February 28, 2019
My Father and the Kurds
Had my father lived to see his ideas about “social ecology” enacted in Rojava and southeastern Turkey, he would have been profoundly moved to know that his revolutionary spirit and vision for human liberation had been reborn among a generation of the Kurdish people.
June 15, 2018