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Kevin B. Anderson

ISIS Carnage in Paris Portends Repression in Europe and Intensified War in Middle East

(Kurdish Translation) (Persian Translation) The November 13 murder of over 130 totally innocent French civilians by criminal jihadists linked to the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) has brought…

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Kevin B. Anderson

Four Years After the Arab Revolutions: Fighting on Amid Reactionary Retrenchment

Despite the resurgence of military authoritarianism and fundamentalism in Egypt and Syria, several more positive outcomes of the Arab revolutions are seen in the Tunisian constitution, the rise of the…

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Despite the resurgence of military authoritarianism and fundamentalism in Egypt and Syria, several more positive outcomes of the Arab revolutions are seen in the Tunisian constitution, the rise of the Syrian Kurds, and continuing ferment in Turkey. Originally appeared in Logos 14:2-3 (Summer 2015)  – Editors.

Karel Ludenhoff

Two Strands in Syriza, the Euro, and the Dictatorship of Capital

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Mehrdad Emami and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, July 19, 2015 and c…

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Karel Ludenhoff

Two Strands in Syriza, the Euro, and the Dictatorship of Capital

Karel Ludenhoff assesses the climbdown of the Tsipras government in the Brussels bailout negotiations days after the Greek people voted down the EU’s austerity demands — Editors.

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Karel Ludenhoff assesses the climbdown of the Tsipras government in the Brussels bailout negotiations days after the Greek people voted down the EU’s austerity demands — Editors.

Chuang

Free the Women’s Day Five! Statements from Chinese workers & students

Translation of a statement by the partner of “Da Tu” (Giant Rabbit), one of the feminists detained on March 7, focusing on mutual aid between feminists and workers, with solidarity photos workers have…

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Translation of a statement by the partner of “Da Tu” (Giant Rabbit), one of the feminists detained on March 7, focusing on mutual aid between feminists and workers, with solidarity photos workers have posted online. Followed by translation of a petition by students at Da Tu’s alma mater, Sun Yat-sen University (one of many petitions circulating in China, despite censorship). – Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

Karl Marx and Intersectionality

The concept of intersectionality is used to examine Marx’s theory of race and class during the US Civil War, his writings on gender, and their relationship to the work of the founders of US Marxst-Hum…

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David Black

Syriza’s Stormy Greek Spring: Buying Time by ’Saving Capitalism From Itself’

With a last-ditch, compromise deal worked out with the European Union, the Syriza coalition government of Greece led by Alexis Tsipras has bought some time for its anti-austerity program, but still fa…

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With a last-ditch, compromise deal worked out with the European Union, the Syriza coalition government of Greece led by Alexis Tsipras has bought some time for its anti-austerity program, but still faces massive challenges. The challenges come not just from the European Union, in which Angela Merkel’s Germany has clearly shown its hand as the most powerful force in European capitalism. Syriza’s climbdown from key parts of its radical program may also test the staying power of its radical wing, especially the Left Platform, led by the economy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis, and the economist, turned MP, Costas Lapavitsas.

Peter Hudis

The Dialectic of the Spatial Determination of Capital: Rosa Luxemburg’s Accumulation of Capital Reconsidered

Luxemburg argued that the accumulation of capital hinges not only on the internal temporal dynamics of particular capitalist societies but most of all on capitalism’s spatial penetration and destructi…

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Luxemburg argued that the accumulation of capital hinges not only on the internal temporal dynamics of particular capitalist societies but most of all on capitalism’s spatial penetration and destruction of the non-capitalist world. This essay originally appeared in Logos, Spring 2014 — Editors

Kevin B. Anderson

Ukraine: Popular Uprising in the Shadow of Putin’s Russia

Ukraine has experienced a popular uprising with serious contradictions, among them the presence of right-wing nationalism and a tilt toward neoliberal capitalism.  Ukraine has since been threatened by…

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Ukraine has experienced a popular uprising with serious contradictions, among them the presence of right-wing nationalism and a tilt toward neoliberal capitalism.  Ukraine has since been threatened by Putin’s Russia, which fears above all a similar uprising in Moscow – Editors