Stephan Hammel

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Stephan Hammel

Crisis of Neoliberalism or Crisis of Capitalism?

Summary: Based on a talk given at the panel on “Revitalizing Revolutionary Theory and Practice,” Loyola University July 13, 2018, sponsored by Loyola University and the International Marxist-Humanist…

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Summary: Based on a talk given at the panel on “Revitalizing Revolutionary Theory and Practice,” Loyola University July 13, 2018, sponsored by Loyola University and the International Marxist-Humanist Organization. Discusses the drive to cope with so called underconsumption in the economy vs. the struggle to emancipate labor from the commodity form entirely.

Stephan Hammel

Portrait of the Revolution as a Young Man

Summary: Review of film “The Young Marx,” directed by Raoul Peck. First published in Konkret Media on March 8 –Editors

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Summary: Review of film “The Young Marx,” directed by Raoul Peck. First published in Konkret Media on March 8 –Editors

Stephan Hammel

Marx This Time

Summary: As socialism enjoys a revival, this article discusses the current state of Marxist analysis of the economy and the contribution it makes to contemporary political goals. First published in Ko…

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Summary: As socialism enjoys a revival, this article discusses the current state of Marxist analysis of the economy and the contribution it makes to contemporary political goals. First published in Konkret Media on October 27, 2017 — Editors

Stephan Hammel

Re-Evaluating Nationalism After Charlottesville

Summary: A new wave of Far Right activism has gripped the nation and confounded common preconceptions of American political life. In facing the challenge of white nationalism, it is incumbent upon the…

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Summary: A new wave of Far Right activism has gripped the nation and confounded common preconceptions of American political life. In facing the challenge of white nationalism, it is incumbent upon the Left to re-evaluate its relationship to nationalism as such. – Stephan Hammel

Stephan Hammel

A Plea for Orthodoxy

Summary: A response to the IMHO’s “Theoretical and Practical Perspectives for Overcoming Capitalism” in which the economic underpinnings of racism are connected to the changes in social consciousness…

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Summary: A response to the IMHO’s “Theoretical and Practical Perspectives for Overcoming Capitalism” in which the economic underpinnings of racism are connected to the changes in social consciousness since the 2008 economic crisis — Editors