Karel Ludenhoff

Karel Ludenhoff is an Amsterdam-based labor activist and a writer on Marx’s critique of political economy whose essays have appeared in Logos and other journals.

Articles From This Author

David Black,
Kieran Durkin,
Karel Ludenhoff,
Paul Mason,
Alessandra Spano

[Video] Raya Dunayevskaya’s Intersectional Marxism

Get to know Raya Dunayevskaya’s brand of intersectional Marxism at this book launch event sponsored by the IMHO. Recorded on February 17, 2021. Speakers: Paul Mason, Alessandra Spano, Karel Ludenhoff,…

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Karel Ludenhoff

MARX’ MARXISME ALS BRON VAN EEN ALTERNATIEF VOOR HET KAPITALISME. EEN HUMANISTISCH- MARXISTISCHE BIJDRAGE

Summary: This article on Marx and Marxist-Humanism first appeared in Buiten de Orde, anarchistisch kwartaalblad, 2020-3 (Outside the Order, anarchistic quarterly, 2020-3).

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Kevin B. Anderson,
Peter Hudis,
Jens Johansson,
Karel Ludenhoff,
Lilia D. Monzó

Where to Begin? Growing Seeds of Liberation in a World Torn Asunder

Summary: What faces us in the post-COVID-19 world as we struggle to uproot capitalism and its malignant racism, sexism, heterosexism, and environmental destruction, both in theory and in practice. Aut…

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Karel Ludenhoff

Italian Dockworkers Show Solidarity with Migrants

Summary: Genoa dockworkers stop weapons shipments and support migrants in the face of racist demagoguery from the far right — Editors

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Karel Ludenhoff

The Struggle in France Goes On!

Yellow Vests and key trade unions unite in large demonstrations against neoliberal policies of Macron government. Poster states: “The Future Belongs to Those Who Struggle” — Editors

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Karel Ludenhoff

Marx, Socialism, and Ecology

Summary: Discussion of the larger theoretical implications of Kohei Saito’s Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism: Capital, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy, Monthly Review Press, 2017. Fir…

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Karel Ludenhoff

Austrian Labour and Anti-Fascist Activists React to New Xenophobic and Anti-Social Coalition Government

On Saturday, January 13, about 70,000 people took part in a mass demonstration in Vienna against the new coalition government consisting of the ÖVP (Austrian People’s Party) and the FPÖ (Austrian Free…

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Karel Ludenhoff

Turmoil in German Politics after Bundestag Elections

Summary –German’s Bundestag elections show how neoliberal centrism paves the way for the rise of right-wing politics while failures on the left to develop alternatives to capitalist society have stifl…

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Karel Ludenhoff

In the Ocean of Crisis: Right-wing Populism and Awakening Fascism vs. Marxist-Humanism and Freedom

Summary: Examines right-wing populism and its similarities/differences with fascism, and the relationship of both to economic crisis, both today and in the writings of Trotsky, Grossmann, Sohn-Rethel,…

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