New Politics Vol. XIX No. 4, Whole Number 76
In this issue:
From The Editors
Israel's War on Gaza
What are the implications of the current war in Gaza for the future of Palestinian resistance?
Joel Beinin, Emeritus Professor at Stanford, discusses the politics of the Palestinian left and Hamas, and the US policies in Israel/Palestine.
In the White House, in the Congress, in the courts, in state governments, in communities urban, suburban, and rural, in labor and social movements, . . .
An assessment of left third party presidential campaigns in the United States
Socialists need to use the growing working class surge to get beyond the dead end of mainstream electoral politics.
Legal scholar Elizabeth Rapaport outlines various threats to voting rights and democratic elections, posed by the conservative Supreme Court.
Decolonial Climate Justice
Brian Ward narrates his experience of participating in the Standing Rock encampment in 2016 and analyzes the legacy of the struggle.
Hanna Perekhoda analyzes construction of Russian imperialist imagery of Ukraine, rooted in the Russian ruling elite’s drive to maintain its power.
The author (right) on Kyiv’s IndependenceSquare. December 2013.
In early December 2013, I found myself on Kyiv’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), holding a sign reading “Don’t Believe Politicians—Self-Organize!” as part of a protest with a small group . . .
Che Guevara: A Debate of Interpretation and Translation
Janette Habel and Michael Löwy defend the political and intellectual legacy of Che Guevara as a Marxist, against Samuel Farber’s critique.
Gar Lipow proposes use of revocable proxies in representative democracy and neighborhood assemblies based on participatory democracy.
John Marot critically reviews a collection of essays written by Communist dissidents in 1920-22 in opposition to the New Economic Policy, translated by Simon Pirani.
John Feffer reviews Kevin Funk’s “Rooted Globalism”, on the persistence of the national character of each capitalist class amidst globalization.