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Venezuela: A Difficult Puzzle to Solve

Venezuela: A Difficult Puzzle to Solve

The scenario for Venezuela is very difficult, but while the armed forces are with Maduro, he will remain in power, despite internal and external opposing pressures.

The Venezuelan Crisis: Maduro’s Regime Legitimacy and Potential Outcomes

The Venezuelan Crisis: Maduro’s Regime Legitimacy and Potential Outcomes

Under the Maduro political regime, democracy has deteriorated. Negotiations excluding the US seems to be the way to prevent more social chaos and political instability.

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin talks about his new book National Populism, the upcoming Swedish elections, eurosceptic and pro-European political parties, and the Brexit referendum.

Interview – Nicole Aschoff

Interview – Nicole Aschoff

Nicole Aschoff discusses the limitations of Oprah Winfrey’s progressive ideas, the prospects for today’s anti-capitalist left in the US, and the rise of Jacobin magazine.

Review – Four Futures:  Life After Capitalism

Review – Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Peter Frase’s book illuminates the potential effects of robotization and climate change on a post-capitalist future and the institutional structures that might emerge.

Interview – Liza Featherstone

Interview – Liza Featherstone

Liza Featherstone explains why she identifies as a socialist feminist, discusses the importance of student activism, and provides some advice for aspiring journalists.

Review – A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution

Review – A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution

Drawing on exceptionally rare collections, Cushion’s revealing study is the first to place working people at the center of a political project forged in their name.

Review – The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Review – The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

An important and groundbreaking interdisciplinary scholarly volume which highlights the lessons that can be drawn from the errors and triumphs of the Grenada Revolution.

Review – Marx’s Concept of The Alternative to Capitalism

Review – Marx’s Concept of The Alternative to Capitalism

An unusually clear and fertile book which demonstrates that, contrary to popular and scholarly opinion, Marx did have a coherent concept of the postcapitalist future.

Interview – Susan Spronk

Interview – Susan Spronk

Professor Spronk discusses Latin American ’21st Century Socialism’, reflects on struggles against water privatization, and assesses the role of the BRICS in world order.

Drawing out Rosa Luxemburg’s Gender Identity

Drawing out Rosa Luxemburg’s Gender Identity

Luxemburg’s message only becomes more relevant as another inherent crisis of capitalism looms and the onward march of globalisation and militarism produces more victims.

Review – Neoliberal Hegemony and the Pink Tide in Latin America

Review – Neoliberal Hegemony and the Pink Tide in Latin America

Rooted in a stimulating neo-Gramscian framework, Chodor’s analysis eschews generalizations and puts forward a compelling case for how the pink tide should be understood.

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