Marta Harnecker: “A New Revolutionary Subject has Been Created in Venezuela”

Chilean scholar Marta Harnecker talks Marxism, Venezuela and the Latin American left with Greek journalist Tassos Tsakiroglou during her recent visit to Athens. You are coming to Greece for a Conference on the actuality of Marx’s theoretical system. In the midst of a severe international financial crisis, what lessons can we draw from Marx’s critique of…

Franz Fanon: The Psychopathology of Colonization

“Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions” ― Frantz Fanon “Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong….

Bolivia VP Alvaro Garcia Linera on the Ebbing Latin American Tide

The “virtuous decade” of progressive governments in Latin America is ending. But, as Vice President of Bolivia Álvaro García Linera’s believes, revolutions come in waves. Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal Extracts of vice-president Garcia Linera’s address at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires (May, 27, 2016). We are facing…

Critical Thought Versus the Capitalist Hydra

By Gilberto López y Rivas The second book of Critical thought versus the capitalist hydra includes the positions and interventions –among individuals and collectives– of 35 invitees to the seminar which was held under that name in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, from April 29 to May 9, 2015. The compiled texts, which range from greetings,…

Social Reproduction: Between the Wage and the Commons

Silvia Federici, Marina Sitrin Silvia Federici is a writer, activist and one of the most influential feminist theorists of her generation. Her contributions to the practice-based theory of reproductive labor and the commons are increasingly gaining the recognition they deserve within the academic and activist community, and will hopefully help lay the foundations of future…