New Politics Vol. XIX No. 1, Whole Number 73
- From the Editors
- Reproductive Rights and Feminism
- The End of Roe V. Wade, Elizabeth Rapaport
- Beyond Roe: Strategic Lessons in the Fight for Abortion Rights, Dan Davison and Ewa Pospieszyńska
- International Women’s Day in Mexico, Dawn Marie Paley
- Ukraine and Socialist Internationalism
- The War on Ukraine: An Interview with a Ukrainian Socialist, Andrei, A Sotsialnyi Rukh Activist
- Lenin, Ukraine, and the Amnesia of the “Anti-War Left”, Tom Dale
- The Italian Left and the War in Ukraine, Piero Maestri
- Ukraine, Sanctions, and the Refugee Crisis, Khury Petersen-Smith
- The Global Revolt and Its Discontents, William I. Robinson & Salvador Rangel
- Will the Real Fascists Please Stand Up?, Martin Oppenheimer
- Plastic Prosperity: From Coal to Petrochemicals in “Frackalachia”, Nicole Fabricant
- Understanding China
- Is China Socialist Because It Reduced Poverty?, Michael Karadjis
- China: Making the World Safe for Capitalism, Peter Ranis
- The Revolutionary Spirit, Ali Shehzad Zaidi
- The Imaginative Dialectic in the Novels of Victor Serge, Martha Sonnenberg
- Review Essays
- A New Human History?, Llanon Davis, Review of Graeber and Wengrow, The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
- Eco-Utopia from Below, Dan Fischer, Review of Gelderloos, The Solutions Are Already Here: Ecological Revolt from Below; Vettese and Pendergrass, Half-Earth Socialism
- Pulp Empire, Hank Kennedy, Review of Hirsch, Pulp Empire: A Secret History of Comic Book Imperialism
- Against the Law, Ravi Malhotra, Review of Renton, Against the Law: Why Justice Requires Fewer Laws and A Smaller State
- White Torture, Frieda Afary, Review of Mohammadi, White Torture: Dialogues With
Twelve Women Political Prisoners
- In Memoriam
- Michael Murray Hirsch, Mark Hirsch
- Goodbye, Big Red Mike: Memories of Michael Hirsch, Jason Schulman
In this issue:
From The Editors
An introduction to New Politics, issue 73.
Reproductive Rights and Feminism
Legal scholar Elizabeth Rapaport analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Davison and Pospieszyńska discuss the struggles for abortion rights in Poland and Argentina, and their lessons for the US feminist movement.
Dawn Marie Paley analyzes the rising feminist movements, state repression, and transphobia in Mexico today.
Ukraine and Socialist Internationalism
Robinson and Rangel offer an overarching view of the revolts across the world today, and analyze opportunities and dangers for the left.
Martin Oppenheimer discusses the corporatist character of historical fascism and the importance of a left alternative vision to counter fascist threats today.
Nicole Fabricant discusses the rise of the petrochemical industry in Appalachia and its devastating ecological, economic, and health effects.
Michael Karadjis assesses and rejects the claim that China’s impressive poverty reduction makes it a socialist country.
Peter Ranis discusses repression, exploitation, and ecological devastation in China’s authoritarian capitalism.
A discussion of the work of the Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz.
A discussion of Victor Serge’s novels and how literature can enrich revolutionary socialist politics.
A critical examination of David Graeber and David Wengrow’s book, The Dawn of Everything.
A discussion of two recent books — by Peter Gelderloos and by Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass — on eco-utopian grassroots initiatives.
A review of a new contribution to the field of comics studies.
The perils and possibilities of law as a tool for social transformation have been debated by legal scholars and advocates for social justice for many years.
Frieda Afary reviews a collection of interviews with 12 women political prisoners in Iran.
Mark Hirsch writes in memory of the late socialist activist, his brother Michael Hirsch.
Jason Schulman writes in memory of the late socialist activist, his comrade Michael Hirsch.