Peter Hudis

Peter Hudis earned his PhD in 2011 from Loyola University Chicago. He has written widely on Marxist theory and contemporary politics and is the author of Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism, and Frantz Fanon: Philosopher on the Barricades. He is General Editor of The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg (three volumes have appeared so far).

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Peter Hudis

Harry McShane and the Scottish Roots of Marxist Humanism

This essay was originally published as a pamphlet by the John MacLean Society in Glasgow, Scotland in 1993. We make it available now because of growing interest in the relation between everyday freedo…

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This essay was originally published as a pamphlet by the John MacLean Society in Glasgow, Scotland in 1993. We make it available now because of growing interest in the relation between everyday freedom struggles and a philosophy of liberation — Editors

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Breve introducción a la edición en lengua inglesa de las Obras completas de Rosa Luxemburg

Translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s introductory letter to the English version of the Complete works of Rosa Luxemburg. The original version appeared here – Editors Translated by Lucas Antón.

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Translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s introductory letter to the English version of the Complete works of Rosa Luxemburg. The original version appeared here – EditorsTranslated by Lucas Antón.

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[Audio] Peter Hudis’s Introduction to Reading “Marxism and Freedom” by Raya Dunayevskaya

In this January 2019 talk to an ongoing study group in Sheffield, UK (contact us for more info), Peter Hudis introduces Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom and takes up its importance for today – Edito…

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In this January 2019 talk to an ongoing study group in Sheffield, UK (contact us for more info), Peter Hudis introduces Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom and takes up its importance for today – Editors

Peter Hudis

Raça, reconhecimento e revolução: o debate sobre as “políticas de identidade”

Esses comentários feitos em uma plenária sobre “As Políticas da Identidade” na Conferência Historical Materialism, em Londres, em novembro de 2018, exploram a controversa questão da política de raça,…

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Esses comentários feitos em uma plenária sobre “As Políticas da Identidade” na Conferência Historical Materialism, em Londres, em novembro de 2018, exploram a controversa questão da política de raça, classe e identidade através das lentes de alguns dos escritos psiquiátricos recém-publicados de Frantz Fanon – Editores

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Peter Hudis

Race, Recognition, and Revolution: The Debate on “Identity Politics”

Summary: These comments made at a plenary on “The Politics of Identity” at the Historical Materialism Conference in London in November 2018 explores the contentious issue of race, class and identity p…

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Summary: These comments made at a plenary on “The Politics of Identity” at the Historical Materialism Conference in London in November 2018 explores the contentious issue of race, class and identity politics through the lens of some of the recently-published psychiatric writing of Frantz Fanon – Editors

Peter Hudis

Non-linear Pathways to Social Transformation: Rosa Luxemburg and the Post-Colonial Condition

Summary: Rosa Luxemburg carried an intense study of pre-capitalist societies, partly to trace out the content of an alternative socialist society, thus challenging the orthodox Marxist notion of progr…

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Summary: Rosa Luxemburg carried an intense study of pre-capitalist societies, partly to trace out the content of an alternative socialist society, thus challenging the orthodox Marxist notion of progress and modernity — Editors

Peter Hudis

Marxist-Humanist Perspectives on the Alternative to Capitalism in Light of Anti-Immigrant White Nationalism

Summary: White nationalism’s roots in the present state of global capitalism are explored on the 60th anniversary of Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom. Why is creating a humanist alternative to capit…

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Summary: White nationalism’s roots in the present state of global capitalism are explored on the 60th anniversary of Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom. Why is creating a humanist alternative to capitalism central to finding a way out? Presented at the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization in July — Editors

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Burke Stanton

Chicago Protest to Shut Down Lake Shore Drive and March to Wrigley Field

Summary: August 2 march succeeds in a rare shutdown of Lake Shore Drive, as protestors from South Side bring grievances of the Black community into the affluent North Side, garnering national attentio…

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Summary: August 2 march succeeds in a rare shutdown of Lake Shore Drive, as protestors from South Side bring grievances of the Black community into the affluent North Side, garnering national attention — Editors

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Why Humanism Matters in the Fight Against Capital

Summary: The dehumanization inherent in the US government’s tearing of migrant children from their families is rooted in the alienated logic of capital, which reduces creative to abstract labor. It is…

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Summary: The dehumanization inherent in the US government’s tearing of migrant children from their families is rooted in the alienated logic of capital, which reduces creative to abstract labor. It is also connected to the young Marx’s notion that gender relations are the measure of our humanity. Presented at panel on “Revitalizing Revolutionary Theory and Practice,” Loyola University Chicago, July 13, 2018. A slightly different version appeared in New Politics Online — Editors