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Marxism

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Karl Marx was right

The mainstream (media, experts, free market boosters, etcetera) and rightwingers who usually operate in delusional essentialisms (capitalism eventually works for all of us; if you’re poor, or fail, it’s your own fault; the world’s resources will never run out; trade unions hold people back, etcetera), are second-guessing themselves. In a strange twist, they taken to

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

The Prophet Karl Marx

“The London Review of Books.” has Terry Eagleton reviewing British historian Eric Hobsbawm’s new book How to Change the World: Marx and Marxism 1840-2011. Eagleton notes that the book is “… the work of a man who...

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Political Economy

I just came across this great 2005 interview by “The Minnesota Review” with American political scientist Adolph Reed. In-between talking about his personal biography (he’s been a Marxist since he was thirteen) and his analyses of contemporary...