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In love forever

By heauxletariat - Jul 21 2015
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My best friend when flying or driving.

Highly recommended

By Sinwaters - Jul 17 2012
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This collection is valuable. Highly recommended for those new to the ideas of Karl Marx.

iTunes Ratings

77 Ratings
Average Ratings
65
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4
1
6

In love forever

By heauxletariat - Jul 21 2015
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My best friend when flying or driving.

Highly recommended

By Sinwaters - Jul 17 2012
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This collection is valuable. Highly recommended for those new to the ideas of Karl Marx.
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WeAreMany.org: Recently posted audio

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Rank #1: What Would Happen If Bernie Won?: Strategic Opportunities and Challenges for Social Democracy Today

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What Would Happen If Bernie Won?
Strategic Opportunities and Challenges for Social Democracy Today
Meagan Day Nantina Vgontzas Kate Doyle Griffiths Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
U.S. Politics

The idea of social democracy is regaining popularity in the capitalist core, finding mass expression in two of its most liberalized economies through the campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn. In the US, this electoral insurgency has been matched by an even more unexpected growth of the socialist movement. This fledgling Left is faced with enormous opportunities and challenges.

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Rank #2: Critical Perspectives on Law from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

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Critical Perspectives on Law from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century
Camila Vergara Sam Menefee-Libey Rob Hunter Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
Socialism & Marxism

Law and capitalism are co-constitutive. Commodities, property, and the wage relation are all legally constructed. The relations and conditions of production are also elaborated through law, as Marx described in Chapter 10 of Capital. The critique of capitalism and the articulation of socialism are both improved by recognizing that law is a social relation.

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Rank #3: Crises and Hegemonic Transitions: From Gramsci's Quaderni to the Contemporary World Economy

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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.

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Jan 17 2020

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Rank #4: New Ways of Thinking

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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

Jan 17 2020

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Rank #5: Case Studies in the Origins of Capitalism

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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.

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Rank #6: What's at Stake in the Fight for Abortion Access

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What's at Stake in the Fight for Abortion Access
Jenny Brown Lillian Cicerchia Kate Castle Phoebe Abramowitz Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
Women

Abortion access is critical to bodily autonomy and women's liberation, and that access has been chipped away at since Roe v. Wade was passed in 1973. Since 2010 alone, over 400 new restrictions on abortions have been passed across the country, and 87% of US counties lack abortion providers.

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Rank #7: Imperialism and the Nation-State

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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

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Rank #8: Forging New Radical Traditions in Europe

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Forging New Radical Traditions in Europe Kate Seidel Daniel Finn Kathleen Brown Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time International

Waiting for the Post-post-Soviet: Old and New Challenges to Building a Left in Russia Today
- Kate Seidel

Ireland’s Radical Tradition? The IRA and Left Politics in Modern Ireland
- Daniel Finn

After Aufstehen: Prospects for the German Left
- Kathleen Brown

Jan 17 2020

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Rank #9: America's Opioid Epidemic: Profiting from Pain

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America's Opioid Epidemic
Profiting from Pain
Nikki Blazek Helen Redmond Jacob Clary Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
Healthcare

In the United States, 145 people die every day from opioid overdose. Drug overdose is the #1 cause of preventable death among people younger than 55 and average life expectancy has fallen for the last three years due to diseases of despair--alcoholism, drug addiction, and suicide--in the longest sustained decline since World War I.

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Rank #10: Political and Social Crisis in Germany and Beyond: A Discussion of Oliver Nachtwey's "Germany's Hidden Crisis"

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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.

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Rank #11: The People’s Republic of Walmart: How the World’s Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism

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The People’s Republic of Walmart
How the World’s Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism
Michal Rozworski Leigh Phillips Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
Economics

Since the demise of the USSR, the mantle of the largest planned economies in the world has been taken up by the likes of Walmart, Amazon and other multinational corporations. For the left and the right, major multinational companies are held up as the ultimate expressions of free-market capitalism.

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Rank #12: Queer and Trans (Counter)Cultural Marxism

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Queer and Trans (Counter)Cultural Marxism
Jordy Cummings Jules Joanne Gleeson Omnia Sol Anja Weiser Flower Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
LGBT

This panel brings together Red Wedge, the only English language Marxist journal with a mission of engaging cultural production as a whole, and the Leftovers communist discussion group. Approaching its eighth anniversary, Red Wedge Magazine makes it a point, as goes our slogan, to “rekindle the revolutionary imagination”, towards what we refer to as a Popular Avant-Garde.

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Rank #13: Gestational Labor Pains: A Discussion of Sophie Lewis's "Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family"

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Gestational Labor Pains
A Discussion of Sophie Lewis's "Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family"
Sophie Lewis Jules Joanne Gleeson Natasha Lennard Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
Women

A panel on social reproduction, gestation as labor, family abolition, and struggles for reproductive justice, and sex worker rights.

The surrogacy industry is worth over 1 billion dollars a year, and many of its surrogates work in terrible conditions, while many gestate babies for no pay at all. Should it be illegal to pay someone to gestate a baby for you?

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Jan 17 2020

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Rank #14: Ten Theses on Science and Research Under a Left Government

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Ten Theses on Science and Research Under a Left Government
Cliff Conner Chris Dols Seshat Mack Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time
Environment

Government support for science, industry R&D, and other technical research has been a longstanding feature of American capitalism. Modern science has expanded possibilities for human welfare through incredible advances in medicine, agriculture, and other fields.

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Rank #15: Academic Workers: Worker-Student Solidarity

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Academic Workers Worker-Student Solidarity Amelia Horgan Edward Remus Sara Swerdlyk Historical Materialism 2019 (NY): Socialism in Our Time Labor & Unions

New forms of disciplining at work, and new disciplinary forms of work in the academy, are made invisible by the inability to understand academic work as a form of work.
—Amelia Horgan

One episode in the failure of the New Left to leave a political party for socialism behind
—Edward Remus

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Jan 17 2020

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