New Book: On New Terrain – How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War

By Kim Moody. From Haymarket Books: In his latest book, Kim Moody analyzes how recent changes in capitalism have altered both the composition of the working class and the economic and political ground on which it struggles. On New Terrain challenges conventional wisdom about a disappearing working class and the inevitability of a two-party political … More New Book: On New Terrain – How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War

Left Coast Forum 2017: State of the Struggle

With the grim racist, anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-labor ideology that has grasped much of the nation’s political dialog, the time couldn’t be better to introduce a new platform to West Coast activists and organizers eager to combat this unprecedented reactionary takeover. Modeled on and partnering with New York City’s venerable Left Forum, the inaugural three-day Left … More Left Coast Forum 2017: State of the Struggle

New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice

Edited by Paul Le Blanc. From Haymarket Books: Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US. Considering the connections between class and racial oppression, and the often marginalized role of the Left in antiracist struggles, Le Blanc skillfully introduces key texts from crucial … More New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice

New Book: Beyond Defeat and Austerity – Disrupting (the Critical Political Economy of) Neoliberal Europe

By David J Bailey, Mònica Clua-Losada, Nikolai Huke, Olatz Ribera-Almandoz. From Routledge: Much of the critical discussion of the European political economy and the Eurozone crisis has focused upon a sense that solidaristic achievements built up during the post-war period are being continuously unravelled. Whilst there are many reasons to lament the trajectory of change … More New Book: Beyond Defeat and Austerity – Disrupting (the Critical Political Economy of) Neoliberal Europe

New Book: Fighting Fascism – How to Struggle and How to Win

by Clara Zetkin. Edited by John Riddell and Mike Taber From Haymarket Books: An organizer of the First International Women’s Day, Clara Zetkin presented this Report and Resolution on fascism at the June 1923 enlarged plenum of the Communist International’s executive committee. At a time when fascism was a new and little-understood phenomenon, Zetkin’s work … More New Book: Fighting Fascism – How to Struggle and How to Win

‘Africa Rising’ in Retreat – New Signs of Resistance

by Patrick Bond A few years ago, at the very moment that Africa’s GDP ceased its rapid 2002–11 increase, a profound myth took hold in elite economic and political circles, embodied in the slogan “Africa Rising.”1 That myth persists. Deutsche Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann claimed in June 2017 at a Berlin conference that “Africa stands … More ‘Africa Rising’ in Retreat – New Signs of Resistance

Historical Materialism Presents The Great Transition – Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society

The Great Transition: Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society 17-20th May 2018 at Universitie du Quebec Montreal, Quebec, Canada After years of revolt and mobilization following the economic crisis of 2008, from Occupy Wall Street to Bernie Sanders, from the Maple Spring through Nuit Debout (and without forgetting the tragic backlash aimed at Syriza) … More Historical Materialism Presents The Great Transition – Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society