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US Politics and Society
Mayor Michael Bloomberg: A depreciation
An ISR Web exclusive:
Michael Bloomberg’s twelve-year reign as New York City mayor is not ending well.
tells us why.
Redistribute the wealth
Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
By Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks
MY MAIN complaint about this book is false advertising. With a title like this, I expect to be regaled with outrageous...
The path of least resistance?
A Guide to Our Future
By Paul Mason
Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux
Paul Mason is a valuable resource for the international socialist left, a hardworking and skilled BBC journalist and...
How Lenin Rearmed
Free speech and fighting the right on campus
Undoing the rigid stereotypes of the Russian Revolution
Haley Pessin reviews
The Bolsheviks Come to Power: The Revolution of 1917 in Petrograd
by Alexander Rabinowitch
Choosing or refusing to take sides in an era of right-wing populism
Marxism, the Arab Spring, and Islamic fundamentalism
The informal economy and India's working class
Workers' Democracy in Revolutionary Petrograd
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