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Members of Iraq Veterans against the War explains their reasons for opposing the occupation


Letter from the editors

N E W S & R E P O R T S

U.S. politics shifts leftward
Lance Selfa exampines the continuing collapse of the right and the growth of liberal and left sentiment

PLUS: Justin Akers Chacon on The truth about the STRIVE immigration act; Joe Allen on homelessness in Hawaii; David Whitehouse on The unraveling occupation in Somalia


In defense of Leon Trotsky
Phil Gasper's
column answers a defamatory attack by looking at the Russian Revolution's real achievements

Iran may be the greatest crisis of modern times
John Pilger
looks at the gathering U.S. threat against Iran

The housing bubble deflates
Petrino DiLeo
explains how the housing crisis could turn the current boom into a new economic crisis

"You can't win a crime, you can only stop it."
Four Iraq vets speak out against the war

The sucession of the Indian middle class
Arundhati Roy
discusses the current political situation in India

The conquest of garbage
Heather Rogers
looks at the economics of waste production and disposal under capitalism

Globalization from above and below
Noam Chomsky
is interviewed by David Barsamian

Chile in the time of the dictator
Orlando Sepulveda
looks back at Pinochet's brutal years of dictatorship and the mass struggle for democracy

REMEMBERING HAYMARKET: May Day and the fight for eight hours
James Green
, author of Death in the Haymarket, is interviewed by Adam Turl on the Haymarket affair of 1886 and the struggle for the shorter work day that surrounded it

The Makhno myth
Jason Yanowitz
looks that the myth and reality surrounding an anarchist hero of the Russian civil war

Marx, Engels, and self-emancipation
reprint of a classic article by Hal Draper on the genesis of Marx and Engels' concept of working-class socialism from below


A plea for a new imperial strategy

PLUS: The Saudi factor; One hundred years of Trotsky's theory of permanent revolution; The Black Power movement; Black liberation in Atlanta; Rise and fall of Huey Newton; 1960s radicals turn to party building

The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx Available from Haymarket Books.

Anarchism and autonomism: Readings from the ISR archive

A critique of insurrectionary anarchism
Geoff Bailey

Comtemporary Anarchism
Eric Kerl

Comtemporary Anarchism: an exchange
Tom Wetzel and Eric Kerl

Problems of autonomism
Claudio Katz

The powerlessness of anti-power: a critique of Change the World Without Taking Power
Paul D'Amato

Emma Goldman: A life of controversy
Lance Selfa

Anarchists in the Spanish Civil War
Geoff Bailey

Anarchists in the Russian Revolution: The Makhno myth
Jason Yanowitz

Empire strikes out: a critique of Hardt and Negri's Empire
Tom Lewis

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