Anti-fascist lessons from a blacklisted Jewish Communist / by Patrick Chura

With hate crimes on the rise and democracy in crisis, the literature we study in schools has new purpose. Discussing books with young people doubles as a gesture of resistance. At this moment, the great activist writers seem greater and affect us more powerfully. But of all the readings I used in my university classesContinue reading “Anti-fascist lessons from a blacklisted Jewish Communist / by Patrick Chura”

BOOK REVIEW: ‘A People’s Guide to Capitalism: An Introduction to Marxist Economics,’ by Chris McKinnon

Hadas Thier has written an exceptional book on Marxist economics. Her People’s Guide to Capitalism is a well-timed contribution for all those seeking critical insights into the machinations of a failing system and the obscurantism of its apologists. She exposes the mystery of capitalist inequality with deceptively simple and straightforward prose. The accessibility of herContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: ‘A People’s Guide to Capitalism: An Introduction to Marxist Economics,’ by Chris McKinnon”