Istvan Meszaros and Marx’s theory of alienation

By Judy Cox, Istvan Meszaros was an eminent and celebrated Marxist philosopher who played a huge role in introducing Marx’s theory of alienation to a new generation of Marxists in the 1970s. Meszaros’s writings are richly theoretical and indispensable for those interested in Marxist philosophy. Meszaros was an assistant to the great Hungarian Marxist, Georg … More Istvan Meszaros and Marx’s theory of alienation

New Book: On New Terrain – How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War

By Kim Moody. From Haymarket Books: In his latest book, Kim Moody analyzes how recent changes in capitalism have altered both the composition of the working class and the economic and political ground on which it struggles. On New Terrain challenges conventional wisdom about a disappearing working class and the inevitability of a two-party political … More New Book: On New Terrain – How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War

New Book: Radical Happiness – Moments of Collective Joy

By Lynne Segal. From Verso: Why are we so obsessed by the pursuit of happiness? With new ways to measure contentment we are told that we have a right to individual joy. But at what cost? In an age of increasing individualism, we have never been more alone and miserable. But what if the true … More New Book: Radical Happiness – Moments of Collective Joy

Call For Papers: Money on the Left – Word, Image, & Praxis

Location: University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida) Date: March 9, 2018 Hosts: Scott Ferguson & William Saas Sponsors: Modern Money Network: Humanities Division Co-Sponsors: Modern Money Network, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies (University of South Florida), Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity Submit proposals (250-word abstract, brief bio, and CV) to sferguson@usf.edu by January 15, … More Call For Papers: Money on the Left – Word, Image, & Praxis

Call for Solidarity Actions for Academics for Peace from Turkey

As signatories to the Peace Petition of 11 January 2016, we have experienced continuous repression since we called for peace in Turkey in our declaration titled “We Will Not Be A Party To This Crime.” So far, more than 500 of our colleagues have been separated from their universities and their students through dismissals, firing, … More Call for Solidarity Actions for Academics for Peace from Turkey

Call For Papers: ESHET Conference on Entrepreneurship, Knowledge and Employment

  The 22nd Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET) will take place in Madrid, at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 7-9 June 2018. Proposals for papers or sessions on all aspects of the history of economic thought are welcome. Note that: a) published papers are not eligible for submission; … More Call For Papers: ESHET Conference on Entrepreneurship, Knowledge and Employment