New Book: Feminist Freedom Warriors – Genealogies, Justice, Politics, and Hope

Edited by Linda Carty and Chandra Talpade Mohanty. From Haymarket Books: A collection of compelling narratives highlighting the struggles of feminist warriors whose voices are too often marginalized. Feminist Freedom Warriors tells the stories of women of color from the Global South, weaving together cross-generational histories of feminist activism across national borders. These engaging interviews with … More New Book: Feminist Freedom Warriors – Genealogies, Justice, Politics, and Hope

Hal Draper’s contribution to revolutionary Marxism

By Joel Geier, Of the hundreds of radical pamphlets published in the 1960s, Hal Draper’s Two Souls of Socialism1 has had perhaps the longest-lasting impact. Appearing at a time when various forms of top-down versions of socialism—social democracy, Stalinism, and Maoism—were in vogue, its emphasis on workers’ self-emancipation set it clearly apart. Moreover, Draper did … More Hal Draper’s contribution to revolutionary Marxism

The Revolution Party

  By Leo Panitch, A fresh and compelling new account of the Russian Revolution to mark its centenary concludes by paying tribute to the Bolsheviks for acting as history’s switchmen, a term derived from the small booths that dotted the railway tracks across the Russian empire, where local revolutionaries had long gathered for clandestine meetings. … More The Revolution Party

Potere al Popolo: In Italy, a new left-wing movement is born

In Rome on December 17, the first national meeting of Potere al Popolo (Power to the People), a new grass-roots left-wing movement aiming at running for the next general elections in March. But the new group also aims at giving new lifeblood and a new perspective to Italy’s radical left. The meeting, attended by thousands … More Potere al Popolo: In Italy, a new left-wing movement is born