The Women’s March on Washington and the Coming of Age of Feminism

By Julie Matthaei, For those who believe in equality and solidarity, and face the outrage of the upcoming Trump inauguration, it is heartening to witness the Women’s March on Washington take shape. The March represents a massive mobilization against Trump’s hate-mongering inequality agenda, and an important step forward in the evolution of feminist movement in … More The Women’s March on Washington and the Coming of Age of Feminism

Sraffa Lectures on Advanced Theory of Value online

By Scott Carter, It is with great pleasure that we announce the uploading of Sraffa’s Lecture Notes on the Advanced Theory of Value. Last week Jonathan Smith and his staff uploaded all of the images, and with this blog post we unveil the Trinity 2.0 arrangement of the file. The original images from Trinity website … More Sraffa Lectures on Advanced Theory of Value online

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The Politics of the Oppressed

Ahead of the Women’s March on Washington, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of rom #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016), spoke with The Indypendent about working class feminism, identity politics, Obama and how social movements can take on Trump. The Indypendent: What do you hope the Women’s March will accomplish? Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The march marks the … More Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The Politics of the Oppressed

The 2017 Rhonda Williams Prize Call for Applications

Sponsored by Routledge/Taylor and Francis, publisher of Feminist Economics In memory of Rhonda Williams, associate editor of Feminist Economics from 1994 to 1998, the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) has established a prize to help scholars from underrepresented groups in IAFFE, whose work reflects Rhonda Williams’ legacy of scholarship and activism, attend the annual … More The 2017 Rhonda Williams Prize Call for Applications

New Book: October 1917 – Workers in Power

Edited by Fred Leplat and Alex de Jong. From Merlin Press: Was October 1917 a coup d’état or a social revolution? Writing as both a historian and political activist, Ernest Mandel sets out to analyse the events and vigorously reasserts the deep legitimacy of the Russian Revolution. He considers the gains of the revolution, discusses … More New Book: October 1917 – Workers in Power

“JOBS FOR ALL”: Another Dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Mathew Forstater Not many folks remember that the 1963 “March on Washington” was officially named the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” This detail often gets lost amid the important celebration of the general achievement and highlights such as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” oration. Indeed, the … More “JOBS FOR ALL”: Another Dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dirk Bezemer & Michael Hudson: Finance Is Not the Economy

By Dirk Bezemer and Michael Hudson Why have economies polarized so sharply since the 1980s, and especially since the 2008 crisis? How did we get so indebted without real wage and living standards rising, while cities, states, and entire nations are falling into default? Only when we answer these questions can we formulate policies to extract … More Dirk Bezemer & Michael Hudson: Finance Is Not the Economy