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A Semester to Die For

In our latest dispatch, an English professor argues that plowing ahead with university reopening in the fall is akin to the Thatcherite mantra, “There is no alternative.”


Notes Toward a More Global History of Capitalism

Andrew Liu explains his new book on the development of capitalism in India and China in relation to his reading of Marx’s Capital. It is the concept of value, he argues, that allows us to fully realize what is novel about capitalist production.


Fearless and Fired Up: Lessons from the 1930s

An interview with the author of “Communists in Harlem During the Depression” on how the CP organized beyond the workplace in the 1930s and its applicability to the current moment.

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