Issue #106

Fall 2017
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Upcoming Articles

  • Aprll 1917

    Paul D'Amato
  • Choosing or refusing to take sides in an era of right-wing populism

    Neil Davidson
  • Marxism, the Arab Spring, and Islamic fundamentalism

    Joseph Daher
  • The informal economy and India's working class

    Bill Crane
  • Workers' Democracy in Revolutionary Petrograd

    Mike Haynes

Upcoming Reviews

  • Marxism in Nigeria

    Geoff Bailey reviews Naija Marxisms: Revolutionary Thought in Nigeria by Adam Mayer
  • The Dialectical Biologists

    Bekah Ward reviews Not in Our Genes: Ideology, Biology, and Human Nature by Richard Lewontin, Steven Rose and Leon Kamin
  • The Lenin behind the distortions

    Paul Le Blanc reviews The Dillemas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution by Tariq Ali
  • The rise and fall of the "pink tide"

    Lance Selfa reviews The Last Days of Oppression and the First Day of the Same: The Politics and Economics of the New Latin American Left by Jeffery R. Webber


Issue #86

November 2012

The legacy of the Industrial Workers of the World

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Critical Thinking


  • Lenin and his biographers

    Paul Le Blanc reviews The Non-Geometric Lenin: Essays on the Development of the Bolshevik Party, 1910–1914 by Carter Elwood; Lenin by Lars Lih; Lenin's Brother: The Origins of the October Revolution by Philip Pomper; Conspirator: Lenin in Exile by Helen Rappaport; Lenin: A Revolutionary Life by Christopher Read; Lenin: A Biography by Robert Service; Forgotten Lives: The Role of Lenin's Sisters in the Russian Revolution by Katy Turton; Lenin: The Practice and Theory of Revolution by James D. White; and Lenin by Beryl Williams
  • The Red Dawn of a New Day

    Jason Netek reviews All Power to the Councils: A Documentary History of the German Revolution of 1918–1919 by Gabriel Kuhn
  • How not to build a movement

    Ian Angus reviews Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith and Aric McBay
  • Marxism and ethics

    Tyler Zimmer reviews Marxism and Ethics: Freedom, Desire, and Revolution by Paul Blackledge

Editor's Choice

Paul D'Amato
WITH FEW exceptions, Western historians have presented the Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin as an extreme elitist, if not an autocrat. This elitism, they argue, first emerged in a work he...
Sharon Smith
ON SUNDAY, May 31, Dr. George Tiller was shot to death while attending services at the Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kansas. Tiller was one of the few physicians who still performed late-...