Following the publication of the special issue on Samir Amin, we post short interviews by the authors on the influence of Amin on their lives and research.
COVID-19 – A socialist response
In this feature-length documentary, Anthony Wilks traces the connections between the events of Hobsbawm’s life and the history he told.
A video clip has emerged showing a female office worker beating her over-eager boss with a cleaning instrument, to the delight of women viewers.
Her understanding of oppression was bolstered by personal circumstances: female in an overwhelmingly male public sphere, Jewish in a climate of vicious antisemitism, Polish at a time when Poles suffered national oppression, and an individual who lived with a disability.
A series of notable recent anniversaries in the heterodox (non-mainstream/non-orthodox) economics calendar have prompted a reconsideration of Karl Marx’s lasting influence within the field.
While the Cold War Truth Commission may not be able to reverse the insanity of current U.S. policies, it has at least helped to ensure that a truthful history will be preserved.
For a self-proclaimed citizen journalism outfit, an alarming number of Bellingcat’s staff and contributors come from highly suspect backgrounds, including high-level positions in military and intelligence agencies.
Over the past few weeks, the subject of anti-Asian racism has received an unusual degree of Western media attention, ever since a video showing the January 28 killing of Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old Thai immigrant in San Francisco, was widely shared on social media.
During the pandemic, landlords have filed for 284,490 evictions–and that’s just in five states and 27 cities. But how could this be? After all, a moratorium shouldn’t allow for hundreds of thousands of households to fall through the cracks.
Lucas Koerner examines the U.S. Empire’s fixation with Chavismo.
Ecuador provides an example of a government which officially decided to investigate the process of indebtedness so as to identify illegitimate debt and suspend its repayment.
Historian Peter Kuznick looks at the significance of Daniel Ellsberg’s fight against America’s insane nuclear war strategy, his exposure of the lies of the Viet Nam War, and his continuing fight against the American war machine.
On 12 August 2021, the people of Zambia will vote to elect a new president, who will be the seventh person elected to the office since Zambia won its independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 if the incumbent loses.
Words for different flavors of trans people come and go, gathering different assortments of us together and drawing different lines between us.
The USA has the unique condition of being a flagrant violator of human rights within its own borders and in practically every region of the world. No other nation has such a systematic record. Its massive control of media and communications hides this truth from its own people.
During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an exponential increase in violence against Asian Americans: in New York alone, it’s been reported that violence rose by 1900%, fueled by anti-Asian sentiment.
In so far as participating in bourgeois democracy remains a component of socialist strategy in Canada, voters on the Left are largely limited electorally to the New Democratic Party (NDP).
Ground report from Quito, Ecuador days out from the second round of presidential elections.
How England’s government-licensed pirates stole the Newfoundland fishery from Europe’s largest feudal empire.