By David Harvey. From Oxford University Press: Karl Marx’s Capital is one of the most important texts written in the modern era. Since 1867, when the first of its three volumes was published, it has had a profound effect on politics and economics in theory and practice throughout the world. But Marx wrote in the … More New Book: Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason
Ernest Mandel was one of the most innovative Marxist thinkers of the second half of the twentieth century. He was a “professional revolutionary” who invested all his energy, knowledge and vast personal culture in the struggle for socialism and in the building of a revolutionary party and the Fourth International. This documentary looks back at … More Ernest Mandel: a life for the revolution
Richard D. Wolff joined Fox Business on July 31st, 2017 to debate with Stuart Varney about socialism, capitalism and taxes.
By Sharon Smith, author of Women and Socialism: Class, Race and Capital. Many activists who have heard the term “intersectionality” being debated on the left have found it difficult to define it–and for a very understandable reason: Different people explain it differently and therefore are often talking at cross-purposes. For this reason–along with the fact … More A Marxist case for intersectionality
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
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
by Fred Magdoff and Chris Williams From Monthly Review Press: Sickened by the contamination of their water, their air, of the Earth itself, more and more people are coming to realize that it is capitalism that is, quite literally, killing them. It is now clearer than ever that capitalism is also degrading the Earth’s ability … More New Book: Creating an Ecological Society – Toward a Revolutionary Transformation