Imho no.

Rather I feel like identity politics, taken on its own, has no side on the capitalism/anticapitalism spectrum. It concerns itself with other social relations, less material ones. Meaning you can support identity politics and be either a full communist OR an ultracapitalist.

Neoliberals LOVE identity politics. A lot of modern neolibs are very supportive of, for instance, GSM rights. Does that mean they’re anti-capitalist? Fuck no. They just want queer and gay folk to be allowed to participate in capitalism without getting harrassed for their identity.

It’s weird to think that there can be such a thing as social relations not controlled by capitalism. But I suppose that’s by design, capitalist realism is a hell of a drug

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