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

[Video] Understanding Rosa Luxemburg’s Life and Work

Interview with Peter Hudis, editor of the Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, on the life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg. In cooperation with Verso Books and the Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung – Editors.

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Beyond Impeachment: Challenges Facing the U.S. Left in 2020

Summary:  While the effort of House Democrats to impeach Trump has not undermined his hold on power, the real test lies in taking the battle against him beyond the confines of the impeachment process…

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Valeur, marchandise et transition. Demain et aujourd’hui, la société postcapitaliste

Summary: Aujourd’hui, la question de la transition du capitalisme vers une société postcapitaliste sans exploitation est revenue dans les débats. Traduction de l’anglais par Pierre Beaudet (First appe…

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Peter Hudis

Bolivie: un coup d’État contre-révolutionnaire

Summary: This article was first published in English as “Counterrevolution in Bolivia: Its Roots and Result, in The International Marxist-Humanist, Nov. 18, 2019 and can be accessed here:  https://imh…

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Counterrevolution in Bolivia: Its Roots and Result

Summary: The counterrevolutionary coup against Evo Morales in Bolivia places in jeopardy one of the most important efforts at social change in decades—at the same time as it raises difficult questions…

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Peter Hudis

De la crisis económica a la trascendencia del capital

Una gran parte de la izquierda no es capaz de ver la actual crisis económica como una crisis estructural del capitalismo en la que el capital lucha por una redistribución del valor desde el trabajo al…

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Peter Hudis

The Green New Deal: Realistic Proposal or Fantasy?

In order to save and preserve what we have in common, the earth, we must transition to a form of society that respects the commons. First appeared in New Politics Online https://newpol.org/the-green-n…

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What is Democratic Socialism? What is Socialist Democracy?

Reviews new book by Alexandros Chrysis, ‘True Democracy’ as a Prelude to Communism: The Marx of Democracy. Explores meaning of democratic socialism and socialist democracy through discussion of Marx’s…

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Harry McShane and the Scottish Roots of Marxist Humanism

This essay was originally published as a pamphlet by the John MacLean Society in Glasgow, Scotland in 1993. We make it available now because of growing interest in the relation between everyday freedo…

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[Chicago] What is Socialism? What is Needed to Bring it into Existence?

February 26, 2020
6:30 p.m.

Harold Washington Library, Room 7 #N5 Floor (across the 7th floor elevators)
400 S. State St., Chicago Loop

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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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