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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.

Care Work

Middle School Can’t Be Digitized

A middle school teacher explains why we can’t just throw all of our lessons online in the face of COVID-19 and pretend that education is continuing as usual.


A Message from Walter Rodney

Robert Cuffy gives a speech at a march in New York City on Juneteenth, drawing on the words of Guyanese revolutionary Walter Rodney.

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