Why Kautsky Was Right (and Why You Should Care)

By Eric Blanc, Karl Kautsky’s vision for winning democratic socialism is more radical, and more relevant, than most leftists care to admit. With the recent upsurge in democratic socialism in the United States and the United Kingdom, a new generation of radicals is searching for a viable strategy to overcome capitalism. So it’s not surprising … More Why Kautsky Was Right (and Why You Should Care)

Breaking Through: Towards Second-Generation Neo-Marxist Class Theory

By Dave Neilson, The neo-Marxist challenge to the orthodox Marxist approach opened up a period of exciting, but short-lived, innovation. By the end of the 1980s, first generation neo-Marxism was already reaching its limits. It lives on in the present as an unconsciously accepted ‘normal science’ that is overdue for critical renovation. Orthodox Marxism identifies … More Breaking Through: Towards Second-Generation Neo-Marxist Class Theory

A Black Feminist Statement

The Combahee River Collective Statement appeared as a movement document in April 1977. The final, definitive version was published in Zillah Eisenstein, ed., Capitalist Patriarchy and the Case for Socialist Feminism (Monthly Review Press, 1979), 362–72. The version below is commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of its publication by Monthly Review Press. originally posted here … More A Black Feminist Statement

New Book: Class, Party, Revolution – A Socialist Register Reader

From Haymarket Books. Edited by Greg Albo, Leo Panitch, and Alan Zuege An expertly selected collection of articles on class, party, and revolution from one of the world’s most important socialist journals Since beginning publication in 1964, The Socialist Register has been one of the most important sources of engaged, critical, and influential theoretical interventions on … More New Book: Class, Party, Revolution – A Socialist Register Reader