Kevin B. Anderson

Kevin B. Anderson is a California-based sociologist and Marxist humanist. He is Professor of Sociology, Political Science and Feminist Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Kevin B. Anderson

The Rediscovery and Persistence of the Dialectic: In Philosophy and in World Politics

Summary: This article was originally published in English in 2002 in Rethinking Marxism 14:4, pp. 84-96. The Tamil version, translated by N. Muthumohan, was published in New Research — A Tamil Marxis…

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Summary: This article was originally published in English in 2002 in Rethinking Marxism 14:4, pp. 84-96. The Tamil version, translated by N. Muthumohan, was published in New Research — A Tamil Marxist Magazine No. 7, pp. 53-68 — Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

Slavery, War, and Revolution

Summary: In his discussions of race, class, and revolution, Marx wrestled with many of the issues that plague today’s left. This review of Marx and Engels, The Civil War in the United States, second e…

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Summary: In his discussions of race, class, and revolution, Marx wrestled with many of the issues that plague today’s left. This review of Marx and Engels, The Civil War in the United States, second edition, ed. Andrew Zimmerman, originally appeared in Jacobin — Editors

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The Imperialist Logic Behind Trump’s Attack on Syria in the Wake of Assad Regime War Crimes

Summary: Trump’s bombing of a Syrian airbase does not change the overall logic of US imperialist policy in the region, although his bellicose words and actions heighten the risk of a major war there o…

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Summary: Trump’s bombing of a Syrian airbase does not change the overall logic of US imperialist policy in the region, although his bellicose words and actions heighten the risk of a major war there or in northeast Asia — Editors

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Marx’s Intertwining of Race and Class During the Civil War in the U.S.

Summary: Marx wrote on how enslaved Blacks, white US and British workers, and Abolitionist and socialist intellectuals interacted during what amounted to a second American Revolution. Author’s last ve…

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Summary: Marx wrote on how enslaved Blacks, white US and British workers, and Abolitionist and socialist intellectuals interacted during what amounted to a second American Revolution. Author’s last version of article in Journal of Classical Sociology 17:1 — via escholarship  — Editors

Kevin B. Anderson,
Alexander Reid Ross,
Javier Sethness

{Video} From Marx and Bakunin in the First International through the Russian Revolution

Summary: Panel discussion at the Orange County (LA area) Anarchist Book Fair, with two anarchists and one Marxist-Humanist — Editors

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Summary: Panel discussion at the Orange County (LA area) Anarchist Book Fair, with two anarchists and one Marxist-Humanist — Editors

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The Criminal Siege of Aleppo and Its Consequences

Summary: The criminal siege of Aleppo by Assad, Russia, and Iran is tacitly supported by the USA in the name of stability, and this offers important lessons for the Left, especially those opposing Tru…

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Summary: The criminal siege of Aleppo by Assad, Russia, and Iran is tacitly supported by the USA in the name of stability, and this offers important lessons for the Left, especially those opposing Trump. — Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

The Trump Election: Mourn, Reflect, and Organize

Summary: Open misogyny, Islamophobia, and especially the attack on aspects of neoliberalism distinguish Trump from previous US conservatives who have played to racism and nativism. This calls for a re…

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Summary: Open misogyny, Islamophobia, and especially the attack on aspects of neoliberalism distinguish Trump from previous US conservatives who have played to racism and nativism. This calls for a rethinking even by those on the Left who have targeted class and neoliberalism — Editors

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Marx més enllà  dels marges: Extracte del llibre “Marx at the Margins”

Summary: This translation into Catalan of the conclusion of Anderson’s Marx at the Margins was first published on the website espaifàbrica.cat –Editors

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Summary: This translation into Catalan of the conclusion of Anderson’s Marx at the Margins was first published on the website espaifàbrica.cat –Editors

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Lessons From the Arab Spring

Summary: This article was translated into Persian and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in Jacobin on September 12, 2016 and can be accessed HERE. The Persian tra…

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Summary: This article was translated into Persian and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in Jacobin on September 12, 2016 and can be accessed HERE. The Persian translation can be accessed HERE — Editors