Rethinking Marxism | by Michael Burawoy

What should be our orientation to MarxisM today? The most common response is to bury it. Marxism, as Talcott Parsons used to say, was a theory whose significance was wholly confined to the 19th century – a version of 19th century utilitarianism of no relevance to the...
Marxism and Renewal | A supplement to Amandla!

Marxism and Renewal | A supplement to Amandla!

In this supplement on ‘Marxism and renewal in the 21st Century, we explore new sources of Marxism in an effort to enhance theoretical analysis. This may serve as a basis for shaping new anti-capitalist politics and envisioning alternatives (such as eco­socialism,...

The Arab revolutions: A year after | by Samir Amin

Arab regimes achieved success within a short period but then ran out of steam as a result of their internal limits and contradictions. The ruling circles have given in to neo-liberal globalization, leading to rapid decline in social conditions. That is what caused the...