By Jørgen Sandemose. From Routledge: This book presents the capitalist system as a function of the interaction of the three basic classes in the capitalist social formation. Through this, it shows how the corresponding conflicts and clashes of interests between those classes – industrial capitalists, wage labourers and landed proprietors – are unavoidable for understanding … More New Book: Class and Property in Marx’s Economic Thought – Exploring the Basis for Capitalism
By Sherry Lee Linkon. From University of Michigan Press: Starting in the late 1970s, tens of thousands of American industrial workers lost jobs in factories and mines. Deindustrialization had dramatic effects on those workers and their communities, but its longterm effects continue to ripple through working-class culture. Economic restructuring changed the experience of work, disrupted people’s … More New Book: The Half-Life of Deindustrialization – Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring
by Brandon Weber. From Haymarket Books: An engaging collection of riveting stories about working people in United States history fighting back in the darkest times. Class War, USA is a rich collection of stories about ordinary people who resisted oppression and exploitation against all odds. Brandon Weber’s succinct and vivid essays capture crucial moments of struggle … More New Book: Class War, USA – Dispatches from Workers’ Struggles in American History
The Thirteenth Forum of the World Association for Political Economy July 16-18, 2018, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany Proposed Topics: The Thought of Karl Marx and Its Contemporary Value The Thought of Rosa Luxemburg and Its Contemporary Value The Communist Manifesto and the World Socialist Movement World System Theories: Core, Periphery, and Quasi-core … More Call For Papers: Karl Marx and Rosa Luxemburg – Thought Legacy and Contemporary Value
40th Annual North American Labor History Conference October 18-20, 2018 Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan The Program Committee of the North American Labor History Conference (NALHC), an international conference with a global perspective on labor and working-class history, invites proposals for case studies, project demonstrations, papers, panels, round-tables, and workshops on the theme Labor and … More Call for papers: Labor and History in the 21st Century
Tithi Bhattacharya offers an introduction to the methods, insights, and strategic implications of Social Reproduction Theory. This article was first published in Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression (Pluto Press), to which it forms the introduction. Edited by Tithi Bhattacharya, Social Reproduction Theory brings together essays by Lise Vogel, Nancy Fraser, David McNally, Susan Ferguson, Cinzia Arruzza, and Salar Mohandesi and Emma Teitelman, … More Mapping social reproduction theory
Lund University (Lund, Sweden), October 6-7, 2018. In March 2015 over 500 scholars and activists participated in the first international Marxist-Feminist conference in Berlin exploring topics such as neoliberalism, intersectionality and social reproduction. The Second International Marxist-Feminist Conference took place in Vienna in 2016 under the title: Building Bridges – Shifting and Strengthening Visions – … More 3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference 2018: Transforming our lives. Transforming the world.