Crises are no longer something to fix but situations to manage.
From the 1870s on, continual improvements in living standards became a birthright – not for everyone, but for humanity as a whole. King Charles III inherits a different future.
Marx’s thought was groundbreaking. His primary interest wasn’t simply capitalism. It was human existence and our potential.
Fanon was brutally honest in his criticism of militants and Africa’s post-independence elites.
Grimes finds solace in The Communist Manifesto after her split from Elon Musk, but what can she learn from reading Marx and Engels? A political theorist explains.
Post-colonial writing has expanded the concept of tragedy beyond Western thought.
John Locke and John Stuart Mill don’t provide much in the way of justification for ignoring public health advice in a pandemic. Mikhail Bakunin, however…
Shakespeare understood that our fate depends on fostering the humility and empathy that dethrones money and transforms it into something we use to advance the common good.
At the height of Reaganism, close to half of Americans believed a phrase popularized by Karl Marx actually derived from the US Constitution. It doesn’t, but scholars have traced it to the Bible.
After the pandemic is over, grocery workers and nurses will still be essential. But will they be paid any better?
The book depicts how Onkgopotse Tiro’s time at Turfloop amounted to a revolutionising political script for generations to come.
In economics classes, relentless growth is an unquestioned dogma. Yet this same economic growth is rapidly ripping apart the ecological foundations of our world.
The book, Marxism and Freedom was written in 1958. Yet, it remains relevant today.
Statues to divisive figures are increasingly becoming the target of protest and vandalism.
The real lessons of Jesus Christ as outlined in the Bible are socialist. But the Church, a veritable old boys club, doesn’t teach us that.
Many Americans seem to like seeing communist ideas in action, but have a visceral reaction to the word ‘communism.’ Might it be time to refresh an old ideology with a new set of terms?
The victory of a Democratic Socialist in a New York primary will not lead to the dictatorship of the proletariat. It’s an incremental addition to the long history of moderate socialism in the US.
Marx believed that exploitation of workers and of nature went hand-in-hand.
A scholar of literary radicalism asks whether Marx’s writings are at all relevant to the world’s struggles with inequality today and why he’s no longer being relegated to the dustbin of history.
Marx’s spectre still haunts everything from economics to politics to literature. Here’s where to start if you want to know more.