Ash Sarkar proudly proclaims herself a communist in the interview linked above. I assume she has some kind of disconnect with the massive historical failures of communism. "Autonomist" is a more attractive formulation to me but who cares what I think, I'm old like dirt.
Real capitalism has never been tried
I appreciate the joke, of course, but isn't China the closest any state has yet got to 'pure' capitalism, unencumbered by distractions such as democracy?
I see that Teen Vogue article listed modern China among "socialist, non-capitalist states", which made me laugh.
Bastani's apparently about to be sued.
Verified account @MaajidNawaz
Replying to @AaronBastani
I’ve instructed @mlewislawyer to sue @aaronbastani of @novaramedia for his defamatory allegation about me being a “former terrorist”. Two other Corbynist media pundits will also be sent letters today. Anyone who supported this tweet, your tweets are printed out. You are on notice