Electoral Politics

“Marxists” for Clinton

One of the things that surprised me about this past election season in the United States was the sheer number of self-identified revolutionary Marxists who either voted for Clinton or called on others to vote for Clinton. I had never heard of most of these individuals before, but there were a few notable exceptions. One of them was Andrew Kliman of the Dunayevskayist outfit Marxist-Humanist Initiative. Best known for his work on Marx’s value theory, Kliman penned a number of pieces for his group’s website, sounding the alarm bell about how the rise of what he called “Trumpism” represented an “extraordinary danger” that required holding one’s…
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