brian bean speaks at the Rampant session during the Socialism 2022 Conference in Chicago, September 4, 2022.
Yes We Do Mean Smash the State: In Defense of Revolution
Capitalism relies on states to create profits, guarantee the functioning of markets, and cheapen labor through violence. Overthrowing capitalism will mean confronting and dismantling prisons, policing, borders, and the military. It’s time we talk about smashing the state.