The Ice Bloc

Musing about utopia on a stop towards the end of the Earth.

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“I am a worker and the son of a worker. I am not ashamed of my class. It is the class that built the world’s roads, ships and factories, its houses, libraries and schools. It has made everything that is good in the world, it has fed and clothed the world, while all the robber class has done is hold up the job so it can collar the profits.”
– Jim Edwards, interviews (1950)

According to the Facebook page, this blog is “Musings on Marxism, utopianism, modern politics, working class history, as well as socialist trainspotting, from the freezing Antipodean end of the world.” It’s basically just a clearing house for stuff I write, somewhere to put PDFs or republish obscure texts, and where I promote the podcast Freezing in Godzone.

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