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What happened in Texas is not an example of capitalism in crisis. It’s an example of the system at work.
Christian Parenti responds to Robert Ovetz’s critique of his new book Radical Hamilton.
An anonymous activist from Hong Kong draws lessons from the recent protests and explains what’s changed since the enactment of the draconian National Security Law.
Spectre editor Tithi Bhattacharya explains why elite representation and mindfulness workshops are insufficient; what we need is a resurgence of militant mass mobilizations targeting the racist police state and capital.
Rhiannon Maton interviews a member of the Caucus of Working Educators in Philly about how the caucus has fought for safe schools and a safe workplace during the pandemic.
Robert Ovetz critically engages Christian Parenti’s latest book Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder.
Jeffery R. Webber writes about Gabriela Cabezón Cámara’s recently translated Booker Prize-nominated novel “The Adventures of China Iron.”
Lausan and Critical China Scholars discuss how to effectively articulate a leftist, internationalist framework of solidarity in the face of mounting US-China tensions.
A rank-and-file member of the CTU speaks about his experience working as a school nurse in Chicago, covering working conditions, the pandemic, and above all, how the CTU is fighting back.
Daniel Tutt reconsiders the meaning the “lumpenproletariat,” not as a noun, but as a verb: an active process of lumpenization. What implications does this rethinking have in store for communist strategy, and how does it allow us to better understand the recurrent phenomenon of Bonapartism?