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).

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Peter Hudis

From the Economic Crisis to the Transcendence of Capital

Many on the Left fail to see the current economic crisis as a structural crisis of capitalism in which capital is fighting for a redistribution of value from labor to capital as a means of its own sur…

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Many on the Left fail to see the current economic crisis as a structural crisis of capitalism in which capital is fighting for a redistribution of value from labor to capital as a means of its own survival in the face of the tendential decline in the rate of profit. Without such a recognition, it is very hard to pose the question of a viable alternative to capitalism. Based on a presentation to the July Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization in Chicago – Editors

Peter Hudis

New Perspectives on Rosa Luxemburg’s Critique of Global Capitalism

The global economic crisis has highlighted Rosa Luxemburg’s writings on capitalist accumulation and economic crisis in relation to the system’s drive for global expansion.  These writings are evaluate…

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Peter Hudis,
Sasha Lilley

Rosa Luxemburg’s Legacy

Peter Hudis is interviewed by Sasha Lilley on “Against the Grain,” KPFA-FM (Pacifica Radio), San Francisco on the ideas and legacy of revolutionary thinker and leader Rosa Luxemburg. Based upon the Le…

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Chris Cutrone,
Peter Hudis,
Jacqueline Rose

Did Rosa Luxemburg Take Back Her Critique of the Russian Revolution?

The following comments on whether Luxemburg took back her 1918 critique of the Russian Revolution are in response to The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg (Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg Vol. I). The origin…

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The following comments on whether Luxemburg took back her 1918 critique of the Russian Revolution are in response to The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg (Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg Vol. I). The original debate on Principia Dialectica, was entitled ‘More on Bolshevik censorship’ – Editors

Peter Hudis

Comments on ‘What more could we want of ourselves!’, Jacqueline Rose’s review of The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg

In responding to Rose’s review in London Review of Books Hudis discusses Luxemburg’s differences with Lenin, her writings on imperialism and indigenous communal social forms, and her worldview as both…

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In responding to Rose’s review in London Review of Books Hudis discusses Luxemburg’s differences with Lenin, her writings on imperialism and indigenous communal social forms, and her worldview as both “open” and “single-minded.” Originally appeared on the Verso Books authors’ blog, June 21, 2011– Editors.

Steven Colatrella,
Peter Hudis

Dialogue on Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program

The following exchange between Steven Colatrella and Peter Hudis is in response Hudis’s essay on “Directly and Indirectly Social Labor: What Kind of Human Relations Can Transcend Capitalism?” which ap…

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The following exchange between Steven Colatrella and Peter Hudis is in response Hudis’s essay on “Directly and Indirectly Social Labor: What Kind of Human Relations Can Transcend Capitalism?” which appears on US Marxist-Humanists website: We would be glad to consider more contributions to this ongoing discussion. – Editors

Peter Hudis

Leyendo a Rosa Luxemburg

A translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s interview on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London, April 2011) Link…

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Peter Hudis

Leyendo a Rosa Luxemburg

Summary: A translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s interview on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London, April 2011)

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Summary: A translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s interview on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London, April 2011)

Peter Hudis

Reading Rosa

Interview with Peter Hudis on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London).

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Interview with Peter Hudis on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London).