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...

Tibet: dream and reality | by Slavoj Zizek

The West is projecting not only its own spiritual fantasies upon Tibet, but its own economic fears upon China, imagining a power struggle quite different from that which has actually happened in Tibet. We have to learn to look at Tibet as it is – and China too.All the...

Tibet: dream and reality | by Slavoj Zizek

The West is projecting not only its own spiritual fantasies upon Tibet, but its own economic fears upon China, imagining a power struggle quite different from that which has actually happened in Tibet. We have to learn to look at Tibet as it is – and China too.All the...

Is there an Ecological Marxism? | by Elmar Altvater

(Lecture at the Virtual University of CLACSO – Consejo Latinoamericano de las ciencias sociales,)In this lecture I try to show that and how the concept of societal relations of man to nature based on Marxian categories can be used for a better understanding of...