Tag: Global South
Spectre’s Ashley Smith interviewed economist Michael Roberts about global economic prospects after the corona crisis.
Geoffrey Aung discusses this month’s coup in Myanmar, the class composition of popular resistance, and how these events fit into a longer trajectory of capitalist transition.
The old regime of the Green Revolution is dying, while a new, more baleful, cycle of agrarian capitalism is waiting to be born. In this interregnum, there has emerged a spectacular groundswell of anti-capitalist resistance by farmers and agrarian workers.
Joseph Daher takes stock of the Arab Spring 10 years later.
Why did the Cuban regime adopt the Soviet model, indiscriminately repressing political opposition – including socialists, anarchists, and other leftists?
“Woke” racial capitalism reveals contradictory tendencies in the material structure of capitalism and its ideological superstructure.
Ji Ungpakorn responds to Thiti Jamkajornkeiat’s characterization of the Thai social formation as “feudal” and explains why a debate over characterization has real strategic consequences.
Thiti Jamkajornkeiat adapts Jit Phumisak’s Marxist theory of the feudal state for use in the ongoing anti-royalist protests in Thailand.
Martín Arboleda’s exceptionally ambitious Planetary Mine, attempts to connect the abstract unfolding of a process of global capital accumulation linking Chile and China across the world market, together with the concrete, sensuous, quotidian realities of labor, territory, and urban life on either end of that abstract flow.
Is postcolonial nationalism a liberatory force because it’s postcolonial, or a reactionary force because it’s nationalism? Nandita Sharma speaks to Spectre editor Zachary Levenson about this question in relation to her new book, Home Rule.