Tag: Global South
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.
Lebohang Mojapelo writes about how little Zimbabwe has changed since the November 2017 coup that drove out Robert Mugabe.
Richard Smith argues, contra Eli Friedman, that China is not capitalist by a long shot.
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.
Three domestic workers from India talk about how the pandemic has exacerbated the worst features of working in the informal economy.
A Brazilian historian and PSOL militant puts forward fifteen theses on the limits and opportunities in a conjuncture marked by multiple nested crises in his country
Pedro Paulo Zahluth Bastos argues that Bolsonaro’s political demise is on the horizon. In this first installment of his two-part essay, he explores the utility and limits of anti-corruption discourse as it has been deployed by the Bolsonaro regime.
Notes on the betrayal of the Syrian left
An analysis of the 2019-20 uprising in Chile.