Notes on the Dialectic of Sex and Gender

Sex and Gender are not identical, but neither are they inherently different. To the extent that one exists, so does the other. They are different aspects of the same process in which both are mutually established as reciprocal determinations of each other, in which sex functions as the mode of existence of gender and gender [...]

Our First Laugh is its Last

Capital capitalizing on its own critique may appear to be an invariant feature of its operation (as a process of creatively re-self-constituting itself from the very destruction of its own constitutive ground of possibility, being itself), but the degree to which such a feature is self-conscious is the degree to which it realizes that its [...]

On the Communist Hypothesis

I think communism is best understood not as the necessary conclusion of some progressive world-historical process nor contingent on the voluntary will of some organized party-mind but rather as a working hypothesis that is continuously modified until the conclusions of experimental practice perfectly coincide with that hypothesis. This forecloses a number of possible ways of [...]

On Reified Cognition and Class Society

At absolute polar extremes of the radical left we have on the one hand, an anarchist primitivism which considers the erection of class society and the development of technical civilization as an unjustified contingency initially resulting in the death of freedom and the birth of domination, and on the other a communist prometheanism that considers [...]

[Femme Theory] The Artificial is as “Real” as the Natural

Rather than considering my "natural" face, when lacking all cosmetic additions, as my "real" face, and my "artificial" face formed by cosmetic procedures as something "superfluous" or even "fake," I prefer to think of what is usually considered my "natural" face to be but one face among many, albeit one that also has the additional [...]