Tag: Marxist Theory
James Parisot critically engages Jonathan Levy’s new history of American capitalism. What are the politics of the so-called “new history of capitalism”?
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.
In this original, empirically rich study, Andreas Malm and the Zetkin Collective provide a systematic inquiry into the political ecology of the far right in the twenty-first century.
How can we stem Narendra Modi’s murderous response to Covid-19 in India? Spectre’s Tithi Bhattacharya explains why anti-capitalism is central to this struggle and why Modi is by no means up to the task.
Deni Alfaro Rubbo reviews Mike Gonzalez’s new book, In the Red Corner, about the political ideas of José Carlos Mariátegui.
Helen Scott argues that Rosa Luxemburg is a key figure in postcolonial literary criticism whose contributions to the field have tended to be overlooked.
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?
Spectre’s Charlie Post interviews Rick Kuhn about his prolonged bout of Grossmania, ongoing university struggles in Australia, Bundism in Eastern Europe, and more
Steve Wright interviews Andrew Anastasi on his long awaited collection of translated Mario Tronti essays.