Spain: Sending women back home?
- Esther Vivas إستر فيفاس
Send women back to the home. This is apparently what the present policies for a way out of the crisis are trying to do. These policies have a clear ideological orientation, both economically and socially.
To the extent that they are cutting basic public ...
Profiting from injustice: How law firms, arbitrators and financiers are fuelling an investment arbitration boom
- Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
A small club of international law firms, arbitrators and financial speculators are fuelling an investment arbitration boom that is costing taxpayers billions of dollars and preventing legislation in the public interest, according to a new report ...
Communism: some thoughts on the concept and practice
- Antonio Negri
Presentation at conference organised by Birkbeck, London, March 14th 2009
At the basis of historical materialism lies the claim that history is the history of class struggle. When the historical materialist investigates class struggle, she does ...
The Dark Age of Money
- James C. Kennedy
If you often wonder why ‘free market capitalism’ feels like it is failing despite universal assurances from economists and political pundits that it is working as intended, your intuition is correct. Free market ...
Reflections on Politics and Academia: An Interview with Michael Parenti
- Carl Boggs
Noted political scientist Michael Parenti was recently interviewed by another noted political scientist, Carl Boggs. The interview originally appeared in the academic journal New Political Science, June 2012. It is presented here in its entirety. ...
Stop exploitation of prisoners!
Inspired by the work of the International ethecon Blue Planet Award winner of 2011, the American civil and human rights activist Angela Davis, ethecon -- Ethics & Economics Foundation -- opposes the ever increasing exploitation of prisoners. ...
Impact of Sanctions on the Current Political Situation in Iran
- Ervand Abrahamian یرواند آبراهامیان
Exclusive Interview with Dr. Ervand Abrahamian
Professor of History at Baruch College, New York; Advisor to the Campaign in Solidarity with the Iranian People’s Green Movement
Date of Interview: October 13, 2012
Thank you for ...
The end of the New World Order
- Seumas Milne
The upheavals of the early 21st century have changed our world. Now, in the aftermath of failed wars and economic disasters, pressure for a social alternative can only grow
In the late summer of 2008, two events in quick succession signalled ...
The Assange Case From a Feminist Perspective
- Beatriz Gimeno
When June suggested that I write a post about a feminist reading of the Julian Assange case, I thought that it would be very difficult for me to manage a clear opinion of the matter; but in reality it was relatively easy once I began to read ...
Introduction to the 2012 Edition of Marx & Engels 'The Communist Manifesto'
- Eric Hobsbawm (1917-2012)
In commemoration of the death of renowned scholar and Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm, Verso presents his introduction to the most recent edition of Marx & Engels 'The Communist Manifesto' for all to enjoy.
The Communist Manifesto
by Frederick ...