Intro to Marxist Ufology

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A brief survey of four Marxist thinkers who intervened in UFO-research and culture. Among these were J. Posadas, two ex-members of his International, and the ancient-alien theorist/Partizan Peter Kolosimo:

Wu Ming, a communist writing collective known for its historical fiction, sees Kolosimo as using pseudohistory as a tool to shake people from their belief that capitalist society is natural and transhistorical, opening minds to other possibilities for how humans can live. They regret that popular proponents of his theories today, like Graham Hancock and Erich von Däniken, are unable to recognize the political motivations behind his project: “Nothing of his radicality survives in today’s copycats… Every corner has been blunted, the heresy has become telegenic, but we know that the revolution will not be televised.”

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