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...

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In defence of City Press | by Julius Malema

Julius Malema argues against the ANC’s campaign to boycott the newspaper ENGAGE AND NOT BAN THE CITY PRESS In my tenure as President of the ANC Youth League, I have been a victim of vilification and dis-reputation by many South African leading newspapers. The...

The Revolution Begins Today | by Daniel Chavez

By definition, a revolution is a collective process, not a one-man endeavour. While the social and political legacy of Hugo Chávez is remarkable, the Bolivarian Revolution has been intrinsically tied to him as the leader. With Chávez’s death, the Boliviarian...