New Politics Vol. XII, No. 3, Whole Number 47

FROM THE EDITORS

LETTERS

  • Diane Hufford’s reply to Betty Mandell and Mandell’s response

SPECIAL SECTION: THE WORLD ECONOMIC CRISIS: LABOR’S RESPONSE

  • INTRODUCTION, Dan La Botz and Lois Weiner
  • THE GLOBAL CRISIS AND THE WORLD LABOR MOVEMENT, Dan La Botz
  • CHINA; END OF A MODEL . . . OR THE BIRTH OF A NEW ONE?, Au Loong Yu
  • ARE U.S. UNIONS READY FOR THE CHALLENGE OF A NEW PERIOD?, Kim Moody
  • FRENCH WORKERS FACE THE CRISIS, Léon Crémieux
  • THE CLASS STRUGGLE IN POST-SOVIET RUSSIA, Boris Kagarlitsky
  • NOTES TOWARD A VISION OF THE WORKERS’ MOVEMENT IN MEXICO, Jorge Robles

CARTOON: NATE THE NEOCONSERVATIVE, Ruben Bolling

OBAMA AND EMPIRE, Thomas Harrison

AS CUNNING AS SERPENTS AND AS INNOCENT AS DOVES: TOWARDS A WORLDLY LEFT, Roland Boer

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS . . . UNTIL THEY COME HOME?, Amir Azarvan

FRANKLIN ROSEMONT (1943-2009), AN OBITUARY AND A MEMORY, Paul Buhle

CONSTRUCTING A CRITICAL POLITICAL THEORY, Stephen Eric Bronner

GLOBAL LEVERAGED BUYOUT OR THE “LONGEST BOOM IN CAPITALIST HISTORY”? A REPLY TO ROBERT FITCH, Loren Goldner with a response by Fitch

AFTER ISRAEL’S INVASION: AN EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT FROM GAZA, THE WEST BANK, AND ISRAEL, Marie Kennedy

LOST IN THE JUNGLE, Christopher Phelps

EDWARD SAID: A PALESTINIAN VIEW, Fakhri Saleh

GLOBALIZATION AND CAPITALISM, AN INTERVIEW WITH ZYGMUNT BAUMAN, Chronis J. Polychroniou

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Marvin Mandell, ANARCHISM AND SOCIALISM, rev. of Wayne Price, The Abolition of the State
  • Bhaskar Sunkara, MARXISM AND NATIONAL LIBERATION INDIA, rev. of Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri, Leftism In India, 1917-1947
  • Alan Aja, FROM “SÍ SE PUEDE” TO “YES WE CAN,” rev. of Jacques E. Levy, Cesar Chavez, and Randy Shaw, Beyond the Fields
  • Michael Hirsch, RETURNING POLITICAL THEORY TO POLITICS, rev. of Joseph Schwartz, The Future of Democratic Equality
  • Ophelia Benson, LIVING WITH HOPE?, rev. of Ronald Aronson, Living Without God
  • Dan La Botz, MEXICAN PEASANTS, rev. of David Bacon, Illegal People, John Gibler, Mexico Unconquered, and Tanalis Padilla, Rural Resistance in the Land of Zapata
  • Alyson M. Cole, EVERYTHING NEW IS OLD AGAIN, rev. of Susan Faludi, The Terror Dream
  • Carey Harrison, WHEN THE WHOLE IS THE UNTRUE, rev. of Jonathan Littell, The Kindly Ones

WORDS & PICTURES

  • Paul Buhle, YIDDISH CULTURE AND EARLY CARTOONING with introduction by Kent Worcester