Immanuel Wallerstein: An Obituary

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos, -

The death of Immanuel Wallerstein is an irreparable loss for the social sciences. He was unquestionably the most remarkable American sociologist of the twentieth century, and the one with greater [...]

Popular Power In A Time Of Reaction: Strategy For Social Struggle

By Staff, -

Last year in “Below and Beyond Trump: Power and Counterpower,” we argued that the U.S. ruling class is in the midst of a destabilizing political crisis, leading to increasing politicization and [...]

Intersectional Black Power: CLR James On Capitalism And Race

By Lawrence Ware and Paul Buhle, -

By Lawrence Ware and Paul Buhle in Portside - James was first and foremost a Marxist. In 1969 he said, "I do not know, as a Marxist, black studies as such . this is the history of Western [...]

Have Reports Of Capitalism’s Death Been Greatly Exaggerated?

By Kate Aronoff, -

By Kate Aronoff in Waging Nonviolence - Late last week, economic journalist Paul Mason, whose Channel 4 blog has been one of the best English-language sources for making sense of the ongoing [...]

Fomenting The Radical Imagination With Movements

By Max Haiven, -

Our book, The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (Zed Books, 2014), is a set of reflections on an experiment. Our experiment began, as most do, with questions. [...]