Between Students and Workers
At the height of the 1960s antiwar movement, student radicals held a heated debate about their role in labor struggles. That debate is still relevant today.
Palmiro Togliatti helped build the Italian Communist Party into the envy of the European left. But just how tangible was his “road to socialism”?
The Specter of Materialism
We need our social theory to be rigorous and accessible. At least one side of the debate over Vivek Chibber’s recent book does that.
In Germany and elsewhere, making tactical concessions to the Right isn’t just bad socialist politics — it won’t work.
Canadian union organizer and leader Bob White was committed to charting an independent and democratic course for workers.
Charlie Chaplin in Moscow
Early Soviet filmmakers took great inspiration from Charlie Chaplin, but his critique of mass production put him at odds with them.