New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

By Randolph Hohle. From Routledge: Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle focuses on how the origins and … More New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

New Book: Red Flag Unfurled – History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

by Ronald Grigor Suny. From Verso: Reflecting on the fate of the Russian Revolution one hundred years after October, Ronald Grigor Suny—one of the world’s leading historians of the period—explores the historiographical controversies over 1917, Stalinism, and the end of “Communism” and provides an assessment of the achievements, costs, losses and legacies of the choices … More New Book: Red Flag Unfurled – History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

The Real Economic Consequences of Martin Luther

By Brendan Cook, Instructor, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies, University of South Florida, and Scott Ferguson, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies, University of South Florida & Research Scholar, Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. Both authors are founding members of the Modern Money Network: Humanities Division. Lo, Christ is never strong in … More The Real Economic Consequences of Martin Luther

July-August 2017 Issue of Monthly Review: On Revolution & Counterrevolution

In this special issue, the variety of views to which the magazine is open should be evident. On a topic as ambitious as “Revolution and Counterrevolution, 1917-2017” it would be irrational to expect complete agreement or to assume that one perspective has all the answers—the historical issues are too complex and the human stakes are … More July-August 2017 Issue of Monthly Review: On Revolution & Counterrevolution

Links to Recent Articles of Interest by Historians Against War (HAW)

h/t Cyrus Bina “Killing Bill O’Reilly:The Disgraced Broadcaster’s Distortions of History” By Matthew Stevenson, Harpers, July issue A dissection of the right-wing commentator’s new book on World War II in the Pacific. The author note that O’Reilly is currently the nation’s most widely read historian. “A Presumption of Guilt” By Bryan Stevenson, Harper’s, July issue A long historical essay on race … More Links to Recent Articles of Interest by Historians Against War (HAW)