By Christian Fuchs. From Pluto Press: From ‘Covfefe’ to #FraudNewsCNN and #FakeNews, Donald Trump’s tweets have caused an international frenzy. He is a reality TV and Twitter-President, who uses digital and entertainment culture as an ideological weapon – as an expression of his authoritarianism. This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political … More New Book: Digital Demagogue Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter
Every January URPE sponsors a series of panels at the Allied Social Sciences Associations meetings to provide a venue for the presentation and discussion of current research in heterodox economics. In addition, each year the RRPE publishes a selection from the papers presented in a “Proceedings Issue.” Call for Papers – URPE @ ASSA January 4 … More Call for Papers – URPE @ ASSA 2019
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
By Renzo Llorente. From Rowman & Littlefield: Nearly half a century after his death, Ernesto “Che” Guevara remains a compelling and controversial figure. He was an original social theorist, and many of his writings attest to an innovative interpretation of various concepts and commitments central to Marxist thought. This is one of the first works … More New Book: The Political Theory of Che Guevara
The Union for Radical Political Economics invites submissions for presentations at our 50th Anniversary Conference and Celebration on September 27-30 2018, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Proposals for individual papers or presentations, complete panels, and streams of panels are welcome. While many radical organizations were founded in the social, political, and economic upheavals of the 1960s, … More Call for Submissions: URPE 50th Anniversary Conference
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.
Institute of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE-UFRJ) Keynote Speakers: TBA Schedule: TBA CALL FOR PAPERS May 15: submission deadline June 1: notification of selected papers The Research Group in Political Economy at the Institute of Economics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro follows the Sraffian project proposed by Garegnani to make the … More 1st Annual International Workshop on Demand-led Growth, Conflict Inflation, and Macro Policy