Peter Hudis

Peter Hudis has written widely on Marxist theory and contemporary politics and is the author of Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism, and Frantz Fanon: Philosopher on the Barricades. He is General Editor of The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg (three volumes have appeared so far).

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Peter Hudis

The Vision of the New Society in Marx’s Capital

Summary: Discusses commodity fetishism vs. communism, socially necessary labor time vs. free/creative labor. Includes responses to critiques of Marx by Silvia Federici (on gender) and Endnotes (on com…

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Peter Hudis,
Lalan

India: A Dialog With a Worker on the Future of Marxism

Summary: Lalan Kishor Singh, a production worker in Nagpur, India, recently raised vital questions in an open letter on the relation of workers and intellectuals, the failures of established socialism…

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Peter Hudis

[Video] Never Letting Go of Humanism: Rosa Luxembourg’s Critique of the 1917 Russian Revolution

Summary: Keynote address to conference on “The 100th Anniversary of the October Revolution,” Athens, Greece  — Editors

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Mohsen Abdelmoumen,
Peter Hudis

La conscience de la non-viabilité du capitalisme augmente chaque jour qui passe

Summary: This article was originally published in English on August 22, 2017 in the American Herald Tribune. The French version was published in Algérie Résistance and can be located here – Editors

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Mohsen Abdelmoumen,
Peter Hudis

Awareness of the Non-Viability of Capitalism Grows by the Day

Summary: Mohsen Adbelmoumen interviews Peter Hudis on contemporary working class struggles, the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, the role that activists and theorists can play in envisioning alternatives…

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Ian Angus,
Peter Hudis,
Paul Kellogg

Debate on Marx and the Alternative to Capitalism

Summary: Two reviews of Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism (2012) by Ian Angus and Paul Kellogg, with a response by the author, Peter Hudis.  This article was originally published in Soci…

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Peter Hudis

The Brotherwise Dispatch vs Peter Hudis

Summary: Interview with Peter Hudis highlights the guiding threads in the thought and activity of Frantz Fanon as a humanist and anti-racist beacon in the battle of ideas and the struggle for an alter…

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Peter Hudis,
Sasha Lilley

[Audio] Marx on Life After Capitalism

Summary: Capitalism appears to many to be a failed system. We’re also told that the alternative posed by Karl Marx is similarly bankrupt. As against the experience of the Soviet Union and China, Peter…

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Peter Hudis

La victoria de Trump: un peligroso, abiertamente racista y misógino giro del capitalismo

Summary: This article was originally published in English on Nov. 10, 2016 in the International Marxist-Humanist. The Spanish version, translated by Juan Manuel Pericas, was published in Marxismo crit…

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[Chicago] A Tale of Two South Americas – Chile and Bolivia

January 8, 2020
6:30 p.m.

Harold Washington Library, 7th Fl Room South
400 S. State St., Chicago Loop

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[London] Marx, Ecology, and the Climate Emergency

November 6, 2019
7:30 PM

Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL

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[Chicago] The Green New Deal: Realistic Proposal or Fantasy?

October 23, 2019
6:30 p.m.

Harold Washington Library, 5th Fl North Room
400 S. State St., Chicago

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[Chicago] Marx’s Philosophy of Liberation: Its Meaning for Today (Feb 20 to May 1)

April 3, 2019
6:30 - 8:30

Harold Washington Library, Room 7 North
400 S. State St., Chicago

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[Chicago] REVITALIZING REVOLUTIONARY THEORY AND PRACTICE

July 13, 2018
6:30 PM

Loyola University (downtown campus), Corboy Law Center Room 1401
25 East Pearson (between State St. and Wabash Ave)

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[Chicago] Race, Class, and Identity Politics

April 2, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Freedom School
719 S State St # 300, Chicago, IL 60605

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[Culver City (LA area)] Racism and the Logic of Capital

March 11, 2018
6:30-8:30 PM

Westside Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda Blvd., near Venice Blvd.

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[Los Angeles] Rosa Luxemburg’s Concept of Revolution and Its Meaning for Today

July 23, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Westside Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 101-102 (press #22 at door to get into building)

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[Chicago] Environmental Crises: Resistance & Alternatives

February 13, 2017
6:30 — 8:30 pm

Hosteling International, Nichols Room
24 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago loop

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