Peter Hudis

Peter Hudis 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).

Articles From This Author

Peter Hudis

September 11 Report Reflects Damage Control

An analysis of the September 11 Commission Report – Editors

Read more
An analysis of the September 11 Commission Report – Editors

Peter Hudis

Rule of New Torturers in Iraq

An analysis of the revelations of the torture of prisoners by US guards at Abu Ghraib in Iraq and its implications for the region – Editors

Read more
An analysis of the revelations of the torture of prisoners by US guards at Abu Ghraib in Iraq and its implications for the region – Editors

Peter Hudis

The Two-Fold Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg

An assessment of Rosa Luxemburg’s life and work on the occasion of the publication of the Rosa Luxemburg Reader.  Among Luxemburg’s concepts discussed are socialist democracy, her critique of Lenin, a…

Read more
An assessment of Rosa Luxemburg’s life and work on the occasion of the publication of the Rosa Luxemburg Reader.  Among Luxemburg’s concepts discussed are socialist democracy, her critique of Lenin, and her analysis of imperialism. Recently Eduardo Galeano has referred to her concept of democracy in a critique of Cuba, while Slavoj Zizek has distorted her critique of Lenin in order to attack her – Editors

Peter Hudis

Den dobbeltsidige arv fra Rosa Luxemburg

This article was translated into Danish by Anders Hadberg, first published in Socialistisk information  — Editors

Read more
This article was translated into Danish by Anders Hadberg, first published in Socialistisk information  — Editors

Peter Hudis

The Death of the Death of the Subject (On Postone)

The movement born from the protest against the World Trade Organisation in Seattle in 1999 has placed new importance on reconstituting a Marxian critique of oppression and alienation that goes beyond…

Read more

Peter Hudis

What Is New in Today’s Imperialism?

The new form of imperialism eschews direct territorial control and is driven by the tendential decline in the rate of profit.  More than oil, current US imperialism’s militarization creates an image o…

Read more
The new form of imperialism eschews direct territorial control and is driven by the tendential decline in the rate of profit.  More than oil, current US imperialism’s militarization creates an image of power that attracts needed foreign capital, but this is a shaky foundation – Editors

Peter Hudis

Repensando la idea de revolución [Rethinking the Idea of Revolution] (On Holloway)

Summary: Originally appeared in Herramienta: debate y crítica marxista. A translation by Mónica Menacho of Hudis’s 2003 critique of John Holloway’s Change the World without Taking Power — Editors

Read more
Summary: Originally appeared in Herramienta: debate y crítica marxista. A translation by Mónica Menacho of Hudis’s 2003 critique of John Holloway’s Change the World without Taking Power — Editors

Peter Hudis

Repensando la idea de revolución

Originally appeared in Herramienta: debate y crítica marxista. A translation by Mónica Menacho of Hudis’s 2003 critique of John Holloway’s Change the World without Taking Power – Editors Repensando la…

Read more

Peter Hudis

Hegel’s Absolutes and the Crisis of Marxism

A discussion of Hegel’s concept of absolute negativity as ground for Marxist dialectics, in light of the work of Gillian Rose and especially Raya Dunayevskaya, as well as the differing forms of the di…

Read more
A discussion of Hegel’s concept of absolute negativity as ground for Marxist dialectics, in light of the work of Gillian Rose and especially Raya Dunayevskaya, as well as the differing forms of the dialectic found in the writings of Georg Lukacs and Theodor Adorno – Editors