Steve Ellner and Alan Freeman talk about the Pink Tide and what came after in Venezuela and in the Latin American region.
‘The struggle for a socially just and ecologically sound society requires activity on many fronts. This includes the crucial work of organizing and activist engagement, as well as education about the economic, political, and ecological complexities that exist and why so many of the problems facing humanity are either caused or made worse by capitalism.’
The film ‘Samir Amin: The organic intellectual’ depicts the audacious struggles of, as well as interviews with, addresses by and special moments involving this most outstanding intellectual of the South.
“Capitalism/imperialism is extremely proficient at externalizing the costs of its destructiveness, making other peoples and future generations suffer the consequences of its marauding nature but it is not immune from “blow-back” effects. For example, the climate crisis poses a major political challenge to imperialism because it strongly suggests that system change is necessary if we […]
“The chief constraints confronting imperialism are those that arise from capitalism’s own internal contradictions, and these manifest themselves in the systemic crisis.”
With the notable exception of the Monthly Review school, recent studies of financialization by avowedly Marxist and left-Keynesian economists attempt to theorize it in isolation from the transformations that have taken place in the sphere of production, especially the globalization of production processes and their large-scale relocation to low-wage countries.
Venezuelan sociologist and former government minister Reinaldo Iturriza calls on the international left to place itself firmly on the side of Venezuela’s popular struggles.
American lawyer Nancy Hollander recently handed 450 documents, photographs and other memorabilia concerning the first meeting between the Vietnamese Women’s Union and the U.S. Women Strike for Peace Organisation in Jakarta in 1965, to the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.
“The liberal/mainstream notion of imperialism that permeates…bourgeois political opinion proceeds from the elementary observation that the various empires that have existed during the past three millennia share one obvious characteristic, namely territorial conquest accomplished through military force.”
In this exclusive interview, a prominent Indian intellectual examines how imperialism operates in our time and proposes specific forms of solidarity with Venezuela.
Humanity does not end where Europe ends, or America ends. Lenin’s contribution as well as Rosa Luxembourg’s work are both of inestimable value because they applied the Marxist method to areas that Marx himself had not touched.
In conversation with the Chief Minister who just completed 1,000 days in office
NICK ESTES DID not intend to write a book about Standing Rock. He was working on his dissertation about Indigenous rights at the United Nations when the movement against the Dakota Access pipeline exploded on the edge of one of the 16 northern Plains Indian reservations of the Oceti Sakowin people, known by the U.S. […]
An important Latin American political theorist argues that right-wing “internationalism” requires a leftist response that also reaches beyond national boundaries.
Let me finish this interview with our motto: “Fight, fight, don’t stop fighting for a government of the workers and of the people.”