URPE @ Left Forum 2017

Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE) Sponsored and Co-sponsored Panels at the Left Forum – 2017 1) The Long Depression – a critique of the book by Michael Roberts<https://www.leftforum.org/sessions/long-depression-critique-book-michael-roberts&gt; Session 1. Saturday 10:00 – 11:50, Room 1.113 Jos? Tapia * Paul Mattick * Michael Roberts Sponsored by the Union for Radical Political Economics Since the … More URPE @ Left Forum 2017

Reform or Revolution: European Social Democracy and the Roots of the Eurozone Crisis

Pt. 3 of “European Social Democracy and the Roots of the Eurozone Crisis;” see Part 1 here and Part 2 here. By Alejandro Reuss, A deep crisis of global capitalism, its seeds sown in part by a dramatic deregulation of finance, Wolfgang Münchau of the Financial Times notes, would seem tailor-made for a revival of … More Reform or Revolution: European Social Democracy and the Roots of the Eurozone Crisis

A New Dangerous Stage of the Colonial Plunder of Puerto Rico by U.S. Imperialism

By Héctor Reyes, Puerto Rico has been a U.S. colony since 1898. Arguably, the two most exacting moments for the Puerto Rican people under the U.S. boot had been: (1) the actual moment of the 1898 invasion of the Island when the U.S. placed it under direct military rule for the following three years, causing … More A New Dangerous Stage of the Colonial Plunder of Puerto Rico by U.S. Imperialism

New Book by Alexander Gallas: The Thatcherite Offensive – A Neo-Poulantzasian Analysis

From Haymarket Books: In The Thatcherite Offensive, Alexander Gallas provides a class-centered, Neo-Poulantzan political analysis of Thatcherism. Drawing upon Greek state-theorist Nicos Poulantzas, Gallas challenges both mainstream and critical accounts of British politics in the 1980s and 90s. He shows that Thatcherism’s success and novelty, indeed its unity as a political project, lay in the … More New Book by Alexander Gallas: The Thatcherite Offensive – A Neo-Poulantzasian Analysis