Dec 8, 2022
J. Moufawad Paul returns to the show to discuss his newest book "Politics in Command: A Taxonomy of Economism". Together, Breht and JMP discuss what economism is, what Lenin's critique of it was, how it acts as a keystone of revisionism, its dialectical opposite "voluntarism", how they are tied to movementism, the...
Apr 14, 2022
[Originally released Mar 2018]
J. Moufawad-Paul lives in Toronto and works as casualized
contract faculty at York University where he received his PhD in
philosophy. He blogs regularly at MLM Mayhem and is the author
of The Communist Necessity, Continuity and Rupture, and
Josh joins Brett to...
Jul 1, 2020
J. Moufawad-Paul lives in Toronto and works as casualized contract faculty at York University where he received his PhD in philosophy. He is the author of Austerity Apparatus, Continuity and Rupture, and Demarcation and Demystification.
In this episode, Breht and JMP discuss intra-Maoist lines of thought, examine their...
Jan 26, 2020
Breht O'Shea and Alyson Escalante interview J. Moufawad-Paul on his newest book Demarcation and Demystification: Philosophy and its Limits for this Rev Left / Red Menace crossover episode. In this episode we discuss the Marxist conception of philosophy, what separates philosophy from theory, the role philosophy plays in...
Sep 3, 2019
J-Moufawad Paul returns to Rev Left Radio, this time to discuss his book "Austerity Apparatus". Topics include: Fascism as capitalism-in-crisis, accelerationism and its misconceptions about contradictions, bourgeois philosophers John Stuart Mill and Thomas Hobbes, the Vanguard Party as a partisan war machine,...