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

Ian Angus,
Peter Hudis,
Paul Kellogg

Debate on Marx and the Alternative to Capitalism

Summary: Two reviews of Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism (2012) by Ian Angus and Paul Kellogg, with a response by the author, Peter Hudis.  This article was originally published in Soci…

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Summary: Two reviews of Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism (2012) by Ian Angus and Paul Kellogg, with a response by the author, Peter Hudis.  This article was originally published in Socialist Studies/Études socialistes, Vol. 11:1, Winter 2016 –Editors

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The Brotherwise Dispatch vs Peter Hudis

Summary: Interview with Peter Hudis highlights the guiding threads in the thought and activity of Frantz Fanon as a humanist and anti-racist beacon in the battle of ideas and the struggle for an alter…

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Summary: Interview with Peter Hudis highlights the guiding threads in the thought and activity of Frantz Fanon as a humanist and anti-racist beacon in the battle of ideas and the struggle for an alternative to capitalism. Also addresses contradictions within Marxist-Humanism in the US. Orig. appeared in The Brotherwise Dispatch, Dec. 2016-Feb. 2017–Editors

Peter Hudis,
Sasha Lilley

{audio} Marx on Life After Capitalism

Summary: Capitalism appears to many to be a failed system. We’re also told that the alternative posed by Karl Marx is similarly bankrupt. As against the experience of the Soviet Union and China, Peter…

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Summary: Capitalism appears to many to be a failed system. We’re also told that the alternative posed by Karl Marx is similarly bankrupt. As against the experience of the Soviet Union and China, Peter Hudis argues that freedom — including from a repressive state apparatus — was central to Marx’s concept of life after capitalism. Sasha Lilley interview with Peter Hudis on “Against the Grain,” KPFK-FM, Pacifica Radio (1 hr) — Editors

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La victoria de Trump: un peligroso, abiertamente racista y misógino giro del capitalismo

Summary: This article was originally published in English on Nov. 10, 2016 in the International Marxist-Humanist. The Spanish version, translated by Juan Manuel Pericas, was published in Marxismo crit…

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Summary: This article was originally published in English on Nov. 10, 2016 in the International Marxist-Humanist. The Spanish version, translated by Juan Manuel Pericas, was published in Marxismo critico  –Editors

Peter Hudis

Trump’s Election: Capitalism’s Dangerous Turn Toward Open Racism and Misogyny

Summary: This article was translated into Persian and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, Nov. 10, 2016. The Persian translat…

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Summary: This article was translated into Persian and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, Nov. 10, 2016. The Persian translation can be accessed HERE. – Editors

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Trump’s Election: Capitalism’s Dangerous Turn Toward Open Racism and Misogyny

Summary: The freedom movements in the U.S., and indeed around the world, have been dealt a tremendous blow with the election of Donald Trump as President of the U.S. As we absorb the significance of t…

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Summary: The freedom movements in the U.S., and indeed around the world, have been dealt a tremendous blow with the election of Donald Trump as President of the U.S. As we absorb the significance of this development and prepare to respond to it on the basis of firm Marxist-Humanist principles, there are several points that I think may be worthwhile to keep in mind — EditorsAdopted on Nov. 17, 2016, as a Statement of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization

Peter Hudis

Marxist-Humanism’s Contribution to Developing Perspectives for Transcending Capitalism

Summary: Excerpt of a speech to the International Marxist-Humanist Organization Convention, Chicago, July 2-3, 2016. It addresses, with particular attention to Latin America and to Marx’s Critique of…

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Summary: Excerpt of a speech to the International Marxist-Humanist Organization Convention, Chicago, July 2-3, 2016. It addresses, with particular attention to Latin America and to Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program, the urgent need to develop a viable alternative to capitalism that goes beyond critiques of neo-liberalism and beyond calls for a more “equitable” distribution of surplus value — Editors

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{video} Why Frantz Fanon Matters to Today’s Struggles Against Racism and Imperialism

Summary: This lecture by Hudis on his 2015 book, Frantz Fanon, Philosopher of the Barricades, was presented to a March 13, 2016 meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of the International Marxist-Humanist…

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Summary: This lecture by Hudis on his 2015 book, Frantz Fanon, Philosopher of the Barricades, was presented to a March 13, 2016 meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization at the Westside Peace Center (60 minutes), here: part 1 of 2 and part 2 of 2  — Editors

Kate Evans,
Peter Hudis,
Mirjam Zadoff

{audio} Red Rosa: Eagle of the Revolution

Summary: Kate Evans, co-author (with Paul Buhle) of Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography; Peter Hudis, General Editor of Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg; and Mirjam Zadoff of Indiana University — in conver…

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Summary: Kate Evans, co-author (with Paul Buhle) of Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography; Peter Hudis, General Editor of Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg; and Mirjam Zadoff of Indiana University — in conversation on March 8 2016  (International Women’s Day) on Doug Storm’s “Interchange” on radiofreeamerica (WFHB radio), Bloomington, Indiana (60 mins.), HERE — Editors