Kevin B. Anderson

Kevin B. Anderson’s authored books include Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies and Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism.  Among his edited books are The Power of Negativity by Raya Dunayevskaya (with Peter Hudis), Karl Marx (with Bertell Ollman),  The Rosa Luxemburg Reader (with P. Hudis), and The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence (with Russell Rockwell).

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Kevin B. Anderson

Marx on Nationalism, Class, and Revolution

Summary: Challenges notion that Marx dismissed or ignored nationalism by examining the Communist Manifesto and his writing on Poland and Ireland, which go far beyond solely economic considerations. Wr…

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Summary: Challenges notion that Marx dismissed or ignored nationalism by examining the Communist Manifesto and his writing on Poland and Ireland, which go far beyond solely economic considerations. Written for Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx, ed. Matt Vidal et al. First appeared in escholarship at UC-Santa Barbara — Editors

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Reflexiones sobre Fromm y el marxismo

Summary::  This study of Erich Fromm and Marxism, which discusses Fromm’s connections to Rosa Luxemburg and Raya Dunayevskaya, first appeared in English in Logos 6:3 (2007). It was translated by José…

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Summary::  This study of Erich Fromm and Marxism, which discusses Fromm’s connections to Rosa Luxemburg and Raya Dunayevskaya, first appeared in English in Logos 6:3 (2007). It was translated by José Saraví and published in Revista de Trabajo Social (Argentina) 8:14 — Editors

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Chris Nineham

Marx & Colonialism

Summary: Chris Nineham interviews Kevin B. Anderson on race, colonialism and revolution, especially in Marx’s late writings. First appeared in Counterfire (22 minutes) — Editors

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Summary: Chris Nineham interviews Kevin B. Anderson on race, colonialism and revolution, especially in Marx’s late writings. First appeared in Counterfire (22 minutes) — Editors

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Marx’s intertwining of race and class during the Civil War in the United States

Summary: This article was first published in English in 2017 in Journal of Classical Sociology 17:1  The Greek translation, published in In.Medias.Res — Editors

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Summary: This article was first published in English in 2017 in Journal of Classical Sociology 17:1  The Greek translation, published in In.Medias.Res — Editors

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Marx at 200: Beyond Capital and Class Alone

Summary: As we view Marx on his 200th anniversary, it is important to see both his brilliant generalizations about capitalist society and the very concrete ways in which he examined not only class, bu…

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Summary: As we view Marx on his 200th anniversary, it is important to see both his brilliant generalizations about capitalist society and the very concrete ways in which he examined not only class, but also gender, race, and colonialism, and what today would be called the intersectionality of all of these.  First appeared in Economic & Political Weekly (Kolkata, India), Oct. 6, 2018  — Editors

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Marxism and Freedom after Sixty Years, for Yesterday and Today

Summary: Focuses on Dunayevkaya’s treatment of both the dialectics of revolution in Hegel, Marx, and Lenin and the “movement from practice that is itself a form of theory,” as seen in the Hungarian wo…

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Summary: Focuses on Dunayevkaya’s treatment of both the dialectics of revolution in Hegel, Marx, and Lenin and the “movement from practice that is itself a form of theory,” as seen in the Hungarian workers councils, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and labor’s fight against automation. Differences with Orwell, Arendt, and C.L.R. James are brought out. First appeared in New Politics (Summer 2018) — Editors

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War, Imperialism, and Class Polarization on a Global Scale: From East Asia to the Middle East and from South Africa to Europe

Summary: Presented at the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization; examines the N. Korea summit, Trump’s and the European far right, the Middle East, and the fate of 2 so…

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Summary: Presented at the Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization; examines the N. Korea summit, Trump’s and the European far right, the Middle East, and the fate of 2 societies that underwent actual revolutions, South Africa and China. A slightly abbreviated version appeared in New Politics Online on July 20, 2018.

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Trump and Netanyahu Seek Imperial Realignment of Middle East via Brute Force, Massacring Palestinians and Threatening War on Iran

Summary: Links termination of Iran nuclear agreement to May 14 massacre in Palestine and threat of war in the region; first appeared in New Politics Online (May 21) — Editors

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Summary: Links termination of Iran nuclear agreement to May 14 massacre in Palestine and threat of war in the region; first appeared in New Politics Online (May 21) — Editors

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Joel Kovel, 1936-2018, Ecosocialist and Psychoanalytic Marxist, But Socialist Humanist Above All

Summary: In memoriam article examining the late Joel Kovel in relation to Marx and Freud, Marx and ecology, and Marxist-Humanism — Editors

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Summary: In memoriam article examining the late Joel Kovel in relation to Marx and Freud, Marx and ecology, and Marxist-Humanism — Editors