Part 1 in a dialogue between Critical China Scholars and Spectre editors.
Gavin Walker discusses the history and state of Marxist theory in Japan from the early 20th century to the present day.
Spectre editor David McNally confronts the new reformism, calling for radical honesty as we assess the meaning of revolution today.
Jeffrey Webber reviews Joseph Andreas’ Prix Goncourt-winning novel about a French communist who joins the Algerian resistance.
What can the longest sit-in ever to take place in a federal building teach us about the intersection of racism and ableism?
Orisanmi Burton reflects on the legacy of the Panther 21 on the 50th anniversary (to the day) of their acquittal.
Deni Alfaro Rubbo reviews Mike Gonzalez’s new book, In the Red Corner, about the political ideas of José Carlos Mariátegui.
Promise Li argues that a true movement for liberation for Asian Americans requires building collective power by linking anti-racist and anti-capitalist struggles in coalition with other marginalized communities.
Disreputable writers and outlets, often operating under the aegis of “independent journalism” with purportedly “leftwing” views, are spreading corrosive propaganda and disinformation that aims to strip Syrians of political agency
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.