25 Years Of Kerala’s ‘People’s Plan’

By Vyshakh T, People's Dispatch. -

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) of the south Indian State of Kerala, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), came to power for the second consecutive time in April this year, securing 99 [...]

Paulo Freire At 100

By Peter Mclaren, Tribune Magazine. -

Today marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of Brazilian philosopher Paulo Freire. Most widely known for his magisterial Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Freire’s work continues to be a [...]

Scientific Crusader Showed That No Biological Basis For Race Exists

By Prabir Purkayastha, Struggle La Lucha. -

Lewontin always harked back to what being radical means: going back to fundamentals in deriving a viewpoint. As a Marxist and activist, Lewontin believed that we need to fight at both levels: to [...]

Sometimes Marx’s Capital Is A Pillow…

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In 1911, a young Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969) arrived in France, which had colonised his homeland of Vietnam. Though he had been raised with a patriotic spirit committed to anti-colonialism, Ho Chi [...]

‘Real Theory Is In What You Do And How You Do It’

By Selma James, Verso Books. -

When I first put forward “wages for housework” in March 1972, I was unsure of the implications. I knew that wages for housework was qualitatively different from wages for housewives, which I had [...]

‘We Demand Tomorrow’: Marxist Documentary On The Climate Crisis

By David Schwartzman, Popular Resistance. -

Kudos to Patreon for this brilliant production, well worth seeing, with its deep analysis of capitalism though I have some reservations to be noted below.  I particularly applaud the presentation [...]

On Economic Madness

By Luke Pretz, Solidarity-us.org -

ONE HUNDRED AND fifty years after Capital Volume I was first published, David Harvey returns to the classic text and its posthumously published adjuncts, Volumes II and III. He does so in the [...]

Karl Marx’s Legacy Continues 200 Years After His Birth

By Staff, Telesur -

May 5 marks 200 years since the birth of philosopher turned economist and organizer Karl Marx. Today, the concepts he developed to explain how the capitalist production works are still useful [...]

For His 200th Birthday, Honoring Marx As An Activist

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. -

In 1848, Marx wrote, “philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.” On this 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx we focus on Marx [...]

Bicentenary Of Marx’s Birth, Socialism & Resurgence Of International Class Struggle

By David North, Wsws.org -

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the originator of the materialist conception of history, the author of Das Kapital and, with Friedrich Engels, the founder of the [...]

Ronnie Kasrils: The Life And Times Of Karl Marx

By Ronnie Kasrils, www.dailymaverick.co.za -

By Ronnie Kasrils for Daily Maverick - Karl Marx, who developed the philosophy of dialectical and historical materialism, scientific and political economy, the founder of scientific socialism and [...]

Karl Marx Was Right

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges in Truthdig - Karl Marx exposed the peculiar dynamics of capitalism, or what he called “the bourgeois mode of production.” He foresaw that capitalism had built within it the seeds [...]