Articles tagged “Rosa Luxemburg”

Rosa-LuxemburgfanonSummary: This article connects the concepts of the self-emancipation and self-consciousness of the oppressed in Rosa Luxemburg to those of Frantz Fanon and G.W.F. Hegel, also drawing a contrast to Lenin’s concept of the vanguard party. First published in Turkish in Felsefelogos No. 52 (2014/1) — Editors

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rosa-81dc903b4af5670fad4b69187cb50572Summary: Discusses Rosa Luxemburg’s last writings on the anniversary of her assassination by proto-fascists on Jan. 15, 1919; originally appeared in Verso’s blog, HERE — Editors

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20131213bSummary: Discusses issues such as what Marx had to say about post-capitalist societies, and the reluctance of those on the left to talk about what it might actually look like, as well as the role of the state in a post-capitalist society, the Spanish revolution and the anarchist understanding of revolution, and the co-operative model as an alternative. The 2-part interview (27 & 55 mins.) can be found HERE  and HERE  — Editors

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Summary: Luxemburg argued that the accumulation of capital hinges not only on the internal temporal dynamics of particular capitalist societies but most of all on capitalism’s spatial penetration and destruction of the non-capitalist world. This essay originally appeared in Logos, Spring 2014 — Editors

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51TYt2FoHwL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Summary: Three reviews of Peter Hudis’s new book Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism – Editors

 

 

 

 

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10-27-2013 2-44-07 PMSummary: Peter Hudis, co-editor of the Letters of Rosa Luxemburg and of her Complete Works, discusses the theorist’s invaluable legacy in the context of Verso’s English publication of her Complete Works. The following speech was written for the International Conference on Rosa Luxemburg, held in Paris 4 and 5 October 2013. The text first appeared on the website of Verso Books. — Editors

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51TYt2FoHwL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Summary:  This discussion of Peter Hudis’s Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism connects it to the struggles of African-Americans and workers in the U.S., especially since the economic crisis.  Originally appeared in OpEdNews, – Editors

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rl2Summary: Dr. Lenore Daniels, a columnist for Black Commentator Magazine, discusses Rosa Luxemburg’s legacy as a an anti-imperialist thinker and  interviews Peter Hudis, co-editor, along with Georg Adler and Annelies Laschitza, of The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg (2011). Originally appeared in OpEdNews   –Editors

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Summary: Review of Kevin B. Anderson and Russell Rockwell, eds, The Dunayevskaya–Marcuse–Fromm Correspondence, 1954–1978: Dialogues on Hegel, Marx and Critical Theory, Lexington Books, Lanham MD and Plymouth, 2012, 269 pp., £49.95/$80 hb., £21.95/$34.99 pb., 978 0 73916 835 6 hb., 978 0 73916 836 3 pb.  Review was first published in Association of Musical Marxists. Originally written for  Radical Philosophy No.178  (March/April 2013) – Editors

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sohn-rethelWas the birth of philosophy in Ancient Greece a reflex and projection of the generic forms of capitalist exploitation, such as exchange-value, money and the commodity-form? Did commodity fetishism and reification exist in Antiquity or are they historically specific to capitalism? If the entire history of philosophy is branded with class-exploitation, is the Hegelian dialectic redundant in critical theory? David Black, introducing one of the themes of his forthcoming book, The Philosophical Roots of Anti-Capitalism, evaluates Alfred Sohn-Rethel’s “anti-philosophical” critique of capitalism–Editors (Image: spiritisabone.files.wordpress.com)

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