MATERIAL SUPPORT FOR PURGED ACADEMICS IN TURKEY

{For those coming here looking for a reputable place to make a material contribution to supporting the victims of the repression in Turkey, who do not have time or interest in reading a blog piece about material aid for purged academics in Turkey (notwithstanding how fascinating my blog piece is!), the site of Academics for … More MATERIAL SUPPORT FOR PURGED ACADEMICS IN TURKEY

A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

By David M. Fields, Within the extensive literature on globalization, it has been consistently theorized that given historically-specific reorganizations and re-articulations of capitalist development, specifically concerning a ‘new international division of labor,’ the global social cartography has been exceptionally reconstituted. Yet, what are the manifested contours? & how should they be measured? It seems as … More A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

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

Call for papers: Teaching Inequality in an Age of Pluralism

Special Issue on: “Teaching Inequality in an Age of Pluralism” Guest Editors: Dr. Janice Peterson, California State University, Fresno, USA Dr. Dell P. Champlin, Oregon State University, USA Inequality is one of the greatest economic and social problems of our time, manifesting in numerous forms of individual hardships, economic stagnation, and weakened democratic processes and … More Call for papers: Teaching Inequality in an Age of Pluralism