The Chartist movement of the 1830s and 1840s went beyond 18th century popular radicalism toward socialism. Leaders like George Julian Harney not only called for social revolution but also published Helen Macfarlane’s first English translation of the Communist Manifesto. This article was first published in The Platypus Review No. 42 (Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012) – EditorsRead More...
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- [South Asian Edition] Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
- The Philosophical Roots of Anti-Capitalism: Essays on History, Culture, and Dialectical Thought (Studies in Marxism and Humanism)
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Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya and Other Marxist-Humanist Classics
The assessment of Goldwater in this draft thesis is referenced in the recent IMHO article, “Theoretical and Practical Perspectives for Overcoming Capitalism.” – J. Turk
The Raya Dunayevskaya Collection Is Now Online.
We are linking to the online version of the Raya Dunayevskaya Collection, which makes her germinal writings more widely available than before. (Her books have long been on our Literature Pages.) From time to time, we will be running commentaries with links to these online texts, whether on Marxism and dialectics, or on an array of other issues related to today’s myriad struggles for human emancipation and their contradictions. Read More…
July 08, 2016
Barbara Kraft commented on The Rise, Decline, and Return of Marxist Feminism — by Frieda Afary and Farzaneh Raji What an extraordinary piece of scholarship and an incredible education for someone like myself. Brava Frieda!
June 29, 2016
Pradip Baksi commented on The Rise, Decline, and Return of Marxist Feminism — by Frieda Afary and Farzaneh Raji I draw the attention of Frieda Afary and Farzaneh Raji to the following texts on gender inequality, time use studies and Marx's study of history: https://www.academia.edu/26614824/Alexander_Szalai_Wo…
June 29, 2016
Jason Schulman commented on Theoretical and Practical Perspectives for Overcoming Capitalism — by the Steering Committee of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization Re: Bernie Sanders. While I admit that not all of my predictions came true, I think my overall assessment still holds up: http://newpol.org/content/bernie-sanders-and-dilemma-%E2%80%A8-democratic-%…
June 26, 2016
Minxie commented on Directly and Indirectly Social Labor: What Kind of Human Relations Can Transcend Capitalism? – by Peter Hudis The idea of a natural working time, in direct exchange for means of subsistence, is liberating. Capitalism's socially necessary labour time is the unhuman pace of a brutal machine, set to extract maxi…
June 23, 2016
Lydia commented on A Plea for Orthodoxy — by Stephan Hammel On being branded; marked socially as a servile class. People's biologically determined colour; gender, your place; context at birth, the sound of your voice - ruling classes defend their master race; …