On Post Modernism | by Aijaz Ahmed

The first difficulty in talking about ‘postmodernism’ is that it is a very imprecise word, with shifting meanings in different contexts. Logically, it should be regarded as the ‘post-’ of ‘modernism’—as something that happens after modernism per se. Now, the term...

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...