‘…from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again’: “Really Existing Socialism”, Liberalism and Violence


This is part 1 of an attempt to examine the nature and history of “really existing socialism” and the impact this has on attempting to imagine and enact emancipatory politics today. Here I deal with how the very real violence of the party-states is used to ideologically mask the violence of the liberal order.

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