Marx, Engels & the ‘Red Chemist’ – The Forgotten Legacy of Carl Schorlemmer

by Ian Angus, In the closing decades of the twentieth century, a peculiar idea took hold in parts of academia. It contended that far from being the closest of comrades and collaborators, who worked in harmony for forty years, Karl Marx and Frederick Engels in fact disagreed with each other on fundamental questions of theory … More Marx, Engels & the ‘Red Chemist’ – The Forgotten Legacy of Carl Schorlemmer

‘Mourning and Militancy’ Richard Seymour interviewed by Michael D. Yates

Richard Seymour is a writer, scholar, journalist, broadcaster, and political activist. Born in Northern Ireland and now living in London, he has become a leading voice on the left. An exceptional writer, his prose is both elegant and accessible to a mass audience. His blog, Lenin’s Tomb, is a consistent source of thoughtful analysis and … More ‘Mourning and Militancy’ Richard Seymour interviewed by Michael D. Yates

A Feminist History of Capitalism

This is a presentation by Lily Matchett and hosted by Sydney Free School & Sydney University’s Postgraduate Women’s Collective. It explores some historical case studies that illuminate how a) the advent of capitalism has affected women’s lives and rights globally b) gender oppression, racism and capitalism are inextricably linked c) past feminist movements have yielded … More A Feminist History of Capitalism

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