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Peter Bloom

Peter Bloom

Peter Bloom is a Professor at the University of Essex in the UK who books include “Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization” (2016), “The CEO Society”, and most recently “Guerrilla Democracy: Mobile Power and Revolution in the 21st Century.”

Articles by this author

 

Another 'Big Lie' Corporatists Like to Tell: Bipartisanship Will Lead to Progress

In 2022 progressives should resist the call for false political unity.

Peter Bloom ·


The Survival of Democracy Is Under Threat

Passing the "Freedom to Vote Act" is necessary for radically expanding economic and social democracy.

Peter Bloom ·


Inflated Excuses: Right-Wing Democrats Continue to Find Excuses to Stall Progress

These concerns should not be taken as economically seriously. Instead, they reflect the willingness of those still faithful to a corporate status to make any excuse necessary to preserve it.

Peter Bloom ·


A Major Copout: COP26 and the Infrastructure Bill Show the Slow Limits of "Moderate" Change

The commitment to fight climate change is for the capitalist class and their political representatives a "green" investment possibility.

Peter Bloom ·


Refusing to Compromise on Human Progress

The Build Back Better Plan Must Be Only the First Step Toward Real Radical Change

Peter Bloom ·


Manchin's Native Con

The "moderate" West Virginia senator is taking a page right out of the far-right populist playbook to stop progressive change.

Peter Bloom ·


Uncivil Politics

Elite demands for democratic respectability serve only to protect an unjust system.

Peter Bloom ·


So-Called 'Centrists' Are Really Incredibly Dangerous Extremists

Their supposed "seriousness" poses a serious threat to everyone but the small group of elites whose short-term interests they actually represent.

Peter Bloom ·

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