Tuesday, 18 June , 2024

globalization

Marxism, nation and nationalism, Western and Russian Left

by Dimitris Konstantakopoulos This is the fourth of four articles on Alexandr Buzgalin and his era, the Soviet/Russian tragedy. You can read the three preceding...

Do we need Marxism? Marxism and Stalinism

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos In my previous article on Alexandr Buzgalin and his time, the Perestroika turned Katastroika (https://www.defenddemocracy.press/aleksandr-buzgalin-and-his-time-the-soviet-russian-tragedy/) I put the question if Marxism is...

Strategies of Denial

By Grey Anderson 15 June 2023 There has been a lively debate on the American left about the Biden Administration’s industrial strategy. Discussion has focused on...

The New Imperialist Structure

by Samir Amin Contemporary capitalism is a capitalism of generalized monopolies. What I mean by that is that monopolies no longer form islands (important as...

US Merges its Economics and Foreign Policy

By Anuradha Chenoy* Major shifts  in the US economic and industrial strategy have been announced in a speech by the US National Security Advisor Jake...

Morbid Symptoms, Premature Obituaries: The American Empire

By Sam Gindin* November 22, 2022 Globalization, which now confronts us as a locked-in inevitability, looked quite different in the first half of the 20th century....

Domination vs Aspiration? – Dimitris Konstantakopoulos

Sep 25, 2022 World War Three, the favorite topic of political analysts over the last few months, has moved from the realm of speculation to...

The world and Russia, Russia and the world – The rise...

Second of two articles. Read Part I here Second part of the text based on the speech of the author to a debate held in...

Russia-Ukraine War: No Winners and Many Losers as the Balance of...

The West presents this confrontation as one between ‘democracy versus autocracy’, many countries, especially from the Global South, are neutral and do not fit...

Who armed Ukraine and decided to expand NATO? Prof John Mearsheimer

Apr. 8, 2022 Professor John Mearsheimer, Distinguished Service Professor in Political Science and Co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of...