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  • Coronavirus, Capitalism, and Class Struggle

    Coronavirus, Capitalism, and Class Struggle

    14/04/2020

    Coronavirus, Capitalism, and Class Struggle Dennis Kosuth David McNally Sherry Baron Jessica Hansen-Weaver Sean Petty Healthcare Seemingly overnight, the world as we know it has been fundamentally transformed into an unrecognizable, dystopian nightmare. The coronavirus has brought to the surface an underlying, insoluble and system-wide economic crisis, not in the form we expected, and even more terrifying than we could have imagined. read more

  • Queering Social Reproduction

    Queering Social Reproduction

    17/01/2020

    Queering Social Reproduction Kate Doyle Griffiths Aaron Jaffe Barms Armstrong Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time LGBT Social feminism has been revitalised in recent years by a revived interest in ‘social reproduction’, which an increasing number of Marxist theorists have used both to explain changes continuing to take place in our era of capitalism, and strategise effective responses led by worker action. read more

  • The Revolutionary Left and Broad Parties

    The Revolutionary Left and Broad Parties

    17/01/2020

    The Revolutionary Left and Broad Parties Aaron Amaral Aldo Sauda Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time International The revolutionary left has participated in broad parties in many parts of the world in an attempt to build an alternative to capitalist and social democratic parties that have adopted neoliberalism. This panel will look at examples of such efforts in Quebec, Greece and Brazil but also refer to other efforts throughout the world. read more

  • Leninism, Social Democracy, and the State

    Leninism, Social Democracy, and the State

    17/01/2020

    Leninism, Social Democracy, and the State Juan Ferre Stephen Maher Jordan House Wladek Flakin Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Socialism & Marxism Socialists and elections: what way forward for the US left? - Juan Ferre, Left Voice 100 Years After the German Revolution: Luxemburg, Kautsky and Lenin - Wladek Flakin, Left Voice Toward a constructive antagonism: trade unions, social movements, political parties, and transforming the state - Stephen Maher and Jordan House

  • The Role of Socialists in Building the Labor Movement and the Labor Movement in Building Socialism

    The Role of Socialists in Building the Labor Movement and the Labor Movement in Building Socialism

    17/01/2020

    The Role of Socialists in Building the Labor Movement and the Labor Movement in Building Socialism Zyad Hammad Jia Lee Sarah Dowd Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Labor & Unions This panel discussion will focus on current and prospective organizing efforts in several key NYC industries: education, healthcare, and telecommunications. read more

  • The Menace of the Workers: Self-Organization and Recomposition in the US, Mexico, and South Africa Today

    The Menace of the Workers: Self-Organization and Recomposition in the US, Mexico, and South Africa Today

    17/01/2020

    The Menace of the Workers Self-Organization and Recomposition in the US, Mexico, and South Africa Today Immanuel Ness Patrick Gun Cuninghame Robert Ovetz Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Economics Class struggle is slowly back on the agenda around the world. In the US, wildcat teachers strikes, worker resistance to the government shutdown, strike threats, and everyday forms of resistance are widely reported but little explored. With unions in a tailspin and social movements harnessed to advocacy and electoral politics, class struggle is coming back into focus. read

  • Case Studies in the Origins of Capitalism

    Case Studies in the Origins of Capitalism

    17/01/2020

    Case Studies in the Origins of Capitalism Charles Post Xavier LaFance Nicole Leach Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Socialism & Marxism As Marxist economist Anwar Shaikh puts it, ‘capitalism's sheath mutates constantly, but its core remains the same’. To understand the distinct core logic of capitalism is crucial to grasp the political terrain on which socialists are struggling today. read more

  • New Ways of Thinking

    New Ways of Thinking

    17/01/2020

    New Ways of Thinking Campbell Jones Willie Johnson AK Thompson Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Socialism & Marxism Rethinking Economic Planning —Campbell Jones A Radical New Approach to the Socialist Study Group —Willie Johnson Marxist Responses to Christianity Today —AK Thompson

  • Abundant Futures for Whom: Possibilities for (and Despite) a Scarred Earth

    Abundant Futures for Whom: Possibilities for (and Despite) a Scarred Earth

    17/01/2020

    Abundant Futures for Whom Possibilities for (and Despite) a Scarred Earth Kate Aronoff Alyssa Battistoni Daniel Aldana Cohen Jesse Goldstein Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Environment The implications of Green New Deal politics for left organizing: Socialist feminist perspectives bring important insights to our understanding of what abundance means and what kinds of work, done by who, it requires —Alyssa Battistoni read more

  • Aesthetics of Resistance/Defense

    Aesthetics of Resistance/Defense

    17/01/2020

    Aesthetics of Resistance/Defense Jason Loebs Alan Ruiz Park McArthur Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Art & Culture Leftists have long lamented the depoliticization of art in our so-called “post-critical” era. However, Trump’s election has renewed attention to the complicity of the arts with the legitimating discourses and infrastructures of neoliberal class rule, sparking protests at museums and galleries. How have artists responded to this repoliticized context within their work? read more

  • Imperialism and the Nation-State

    Imperialism and the Nation-State

    17/01/2020

    Imperialism and the Nation-State Michael Bray Walter Daum Chris Gilligan Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time War & Antiwar Having No Country and Constituting the Nation: Towards the Coherence of Popular Politics —Michael Bray Imperialism Today: Super-Exploitation and Marxist Theory —Walter Daum Critique of the strand of the Left that argue in favor of strengthening state sovereignty, in the face of neoliberalism and/or globalization —Chris Gilligan

  • Socialism and the International Fight for Reparations

    Socialism and the International Fight for Reparations

    17/01/2020

    Socialism and the International Fight for Reparations Edna Bonhomme Bianca Cunningham Justin Charles Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Racism & Civil Rights

  • Revisiting Marxist Economics

    Revisiting Marxist Economics

    17/01/2020

    Revisiting Marxist Economics Fred Moseley Rebecca Carson Jared Sacks Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Economics Unequal Turnover Times: Another Cause of Deviations of Prices of Production from Values —Fred Moseley Using the sphere of reproduction to rethink Marx's category of surplus-value —Jared Sacks Returning to Suzanne de Brunhoff’s Marxist monetary theory, to conceptualize the relationship between production and social reproduction —Rebecca Carson

  • The Struggle to Abolish Private Health Insurance and Establish Medicare for All

    The Struggle to Abolish Private Health Insurance and Establish Medicare for All

    17/01/2020

    The Struggle to Abolish Private Health Insurance and Establish Medicare for All Natalie Shure Adam Gaffney Dustin Guastella Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Healthcare The demand for Medicare for All has captured the political limelight. Since 2016 no other transformative demand has garnered nearly the same amount of attention and enthusiasm from American workers, nor the same amount of scrutiny and criticism from the business press, establishment politicos and the ire of the business community. read more

  • Institutions and Left Strategy

    Institutions and Left Strategy

    17/01/2020

    Institutions and Left Strategy Michael Hirsch Shannon Walsh Steve Lyons Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Socialism & Marxism In the past 50 years, the right has outgamed the left, engineering a broad-scale takeover of media and public institutions. To rebuild left power, we need institutions that represent our interests, but what should our institutions look like? This panel considers the challenge of building institutional power for the left, proposing new tactics, strategies, and forms of organization. read more

  • Abolish Silicon Valley: Technology and Working-Class Recomposition

    Abolish Silicon Valley: Technology and Working-Class Recomposition

    17/01/2020

    Abolish Silicon Valley Technology and Working-Class Recomposition Magally Miranda J. S. Chen Sarah Mason Jason Prado Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Economics Moderated by Wendy Liu. Sponsored by Notes from Below.

  • Political and Social Crisis in Germany and Beyond: A Discussion of Oliver Nachtweys Germanys Hidden Crisis

    Political and Social Crisis in Germany and Beyond: A Discussion of Oliver Nachtwey's "Germany's Hidden Crisis"

    17/01/2020

    Political and Social Crisis in Germany and Beyond A Discussion of Oliver Nachtwey's "Germany's Hidden Crisis" Oliver Nachtwey Ajay Singh Chaudhary Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time International What are the origins and causes of the current political crisis and the rise of right-wing populism in Germany and around the globe? How has neoliberal policy fueled this breakdown? Oliver Nachtwey and Ajay Singh Chaudhary discuss the collapse of the post-war social order in Germany and beyond. read more

  • How America Became Capitalist: Imperial Expansion and the Conquest of the West

    How America Became Capitalist: Imperial Expansion and the Conquest of the West

    17/01/2020

    How America Became Capitalist Imperial Expansion and the Conquest of the West Charles Post John Clegg James Parisot Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time U.S. Politics Has America always been capitalist? Today, the US sees itself as the heartland of the international capitalist system, its society and politics intertwined deeply with its economic system. read more

  • Crises and Hegemonic Transitions: From Gramscis Quaderni to the Contemporary World Economy

    Crises and Hegemonic Transitions: From Gramsci's Quaderni to the Contemporary World Economy

    17/01/2020

    Crises and Hegemonic Transitions From Gramsci's Quaderni to the Contemporary World Economy Lorenzo Fusaro Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Economics Crises and Hegemonic Transitions reworks the concept of hegemony at the international level and analyses its relation to world market crises. read more

  • China and the US: Inter-Imperial Rivalry and Solidarity from Below

    China and the US: Inter-Imperial Rivalry and Solidarity from Below

    17/01/2020

    China and the US Inter-Imperial Rivalry and Solidarity from Below Au Loong Yu Kevin Lin Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time International The intensifying rivalry between the US and China fills the daily news. The US remains the world’s predominant political and economic power, but it now views China’s growing economic influence as a potential geopolitical challenger, leading it adopt Barack Obama’s Pivot to Asia and Donald Trump’s trade war and threats of a new Cold War. read more

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