Capital 150: Marx’s Capital Today – King’s College

Dates of Event: 19th September 2017 – 20th September 2017 Last Booking Date for this Event: 20th September 2017 Description: 19th September: 1100-2000hrs | 20th September: 1000-1600hrs International conference sponsored by Department of European and International Studies, King’s College London, and thenextrecession.wordpress.com blog. Karl Marx published the first volume of his life work, Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, in September 1867. Together … More Capital 150: Marx’s Capital Today – King’s College

New Book by Kristin Ross: Communal Luxury – The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune

From Verso: Kristin Ross’s new work on the thought and culture of the Communard uprising of 1871 resonates with the motivations and actions of contemporary protest, which has found its most powerful expression in the reclamation of public space. Today’s concerns—internationalism, education, the future of labor, the status of art, and ecological theory and practice—frame … More New Book by Kristin Ross: Communal Luxury – The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune

Radical Newswire

The following is a list of critical media outlets for activists to accumulate pertinent information on issues related to social justice: News: AlterNet. Syndicated writings from the alternative press. CodePink. Women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect resources into healthcare, education, green jobs and … More Radical Newswire

Monthly Review celebrates Fidel Castro and Cuban History

Monthly Review and Monthly Review Press are proud to salute the life and legacy of longtime comrade, Fidel Castro. The 1960 special edition of Monthly Review, “Cuba: Anatomy of a Revolution,” was one of the earliest reports on the fledgling revolution, and in the intervening years, there have been dozens of articles and books published on … More Monthly Review celebrates Fidel Castro and Cuban History

New paper by Al Campbell – Updating Cuba’s Economic Model: Socialism, Human Development, Markets and Capitalism

In light of the attention to Cuba following the death of Fidel Castro, here is a recent paper on Cuba by a member of the URPE Steering Committee, Al Campbell: “Updating Cuba’s Economic Model: Socialism, Human Development, Markets and Capitalism.” Socialism and Democracy 30(1):1–29. From the introduction: The large majority of articles written outside Cuba … More New paper by Al Campbell – Updating Cuba’s Economic Model: Socialism, Human Development, Markets and Capitalism

Saul Landau on Fidel Castro & The Cuban Revolution

In 1989, Saul Landau wrote a piece for the Socialist Register on his time spent in Cuba with Fidel Castro. […] Revolutions begin as liberating acts. In January 1959 Havana rocked with a sense of free rhythm. Celebrations marked the overthrow of a nasty dictatorship and the expectations of eternal democracy and freedom, although few … More Saul Landau on Fidel Castro & The Cuban Revolution