O’Brien is a man who will stop at nothing to achieve his ends. His past attacks on reformers demonstrate that he is a bully.
Three authors—Jamie McCallum, Sarah Jaffe, and Eyal Press– have published important books that examine work and its discontents, in pre-pandemic form.
The newest poll numbers show that a quarter of U.S. Jews fundamentally oppose the Zionist project.
We welcome the opportunity to clarify misrepresentations of New Politics editorial stance about Cuba and US imperialism.
The Texas law will not only affect the seven million women of childbearing age in Texas, but could also become a model for other states. It could also spark a new women’s movement, letting people know that Women’s Lives Matter.
Expecting working people to do the jobs for which they are paid and also help organize their workplaces is a huge ask. One invaluable asset we have is seeing the inseparability of struggles for social justice and workplace democracy.
Insights from Richard Wright and Cedric Robinson lend support to Cedric Johnson’s view of Black Marxism.
The only thing “lite” about American empire turned out to be a dogged unwillingness to accept any culpability in using power to try and remake the world, instead insisting that the exercise of violence could be innocent as long as the right people were doing it.
Since publication of its first assessment report in 1990, the IPCC has borne witness to the ever-worsening problem of anthropogenic climate disruption, together with what amounts to humanity’s suicidal failure to address the factors threatening collective destruction.
Perhaps the most fatal of the teenage anti-imperialist’s distractions was their argument Western governments were actually supporting the dangerous Islamists in Syria they ‘pretended’ to be bombing.
The Afghan government’s fate is but the most recent in a long list of cases of puppet entities created by a foreign occupation that collapse when that occupation ends.
In this brief Q&A, RAWA explains the unfolding situation on the ground as they see it.
Brother Stanley Aronowitz was always ahead of the curve, with his criticism of the shortcomings of old labor and his envisioning of “a new workers movement” that might replace it.
Antisemitism informs government policy in Poland and Hungary; it shapes the new right and its fixation on George Soros. Any usable definition of antisemitism needs to see that wider context.
The Chinese Communist Party, founded in 1921 by revolutionary socialists inspired by democratic Marxism and the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, was essentially destroyed by Chiang Kai-shek in 1927-28.
We think readers of New Politics may want to know about (and participate in) the inaugural Historical Materialism East Asia conference (online).
The French collective Aplusoc (Arguments for the Social Struggle) argues that recent protests in France do not represent a reactionary wave.
Analysis from a Cuban historian and writer based in Matanzas, Cuba.
Culture wars are central to the Tory government’s current political strategy, not least because they cannot deliver material benefits to their voting base. Charlie Hore reports from Britain.
What is the significance of the Paris Commune for us today? A model for socialists? A heroic failure? Negation of the state? Or the first workers’ government?