Post Tagged with: "Socialism"

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.

Review – Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

Review – Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

An astute and thoughtful take on Cuban responses to the “special period”, this title offers tantalizing material for comparison as Cuba confronts yet another transition.

Interview – Minqi Li

Interview – Minqi Li

Professor Li discusses crises of the global economy, the significance of ecological limits to growth, and the imperative for an alternative socialist world system.

Review – Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

Review – Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

This outstanding volume is a crucial contribution to the ongoing paradigmatic struggle over how to make sense of the revolutionary transformations of Latin America.

Interview – Leo Panitch

Interview – Leo Panitch

Professor Panitch explains how he understands imperialism, discusses the value of democratic peace theory, and the inherent problems with US-led global capitalism.

The Left’s Europe Problem

The Left’s Europe Problem

What’s a Social Democrat to do? One solution is to push for enhanced powers for the EU Parliament. Another is to consider that EU institutions may have to be re-imagined.

Democracy in Cuba

Democracy in Cuba

As the global financial crisis deepens, Cuba’s socialist experiment and its attempts to give democracy a participative social orientation may gain a global relevance in this age of uncertainty.

Review – Brzezinski’s Technetronic Era

Review – Brzezinski’s Technetronic Era

The phrase ‘Technetronic Era’ many not have cemented its place in posterity, but we appear to be living in elements of it nonetheless.

Why Hugo Chavez’s Illness Matters

Why Hugo Chavez’s Illness Matters

On June 10th President Hugo Chavez went under the knife in Havana to remove what Venezuelan officials called a pelvic abscess. Since that date, Chavez has been out of the public eye. For a loquacious president fond of giving seven hour speeches to a bleary-eyed audience, this is an extraordinary amount of time to maintain silence, leading to rampant speculative fervour within Venezuela, and internationally.

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