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

Den dobbeltsidige arv fra Rosa Luxemburg

This article was translated into Danish by Anders Hadberg, first published in Socialistisk information  — Editors

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The Death of the Death of the Subject (On Postone)

The movement born from the protest against the World Trade Organisation in Seattle in 1999 has placed new importance on reconstituting a Marxian critique of oppression and alienation that goes beyond…

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What Is New in Today’s Imperialism?

The new form of imperialism eschews direct territorial control and is driven by the tendential decline in the rate of profit.  More than oil, current US imperialism’s militarization creates an image o…

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Repensando la idea de revolución [Rethinking the Idea of Revolution] (On Holloway)

Summary: Originally appeared in Herramienta: debate y crítica marxista. A translation by Mónica Menacho of Hudis’s 2003 critique of John Holloway’s Change the World without Taking Power — Editors

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Peter Hudis

Repensando la idea de revolución

Originally appeared in Herramienta: debate y crítica marxista. A translation by Mónica Menacho of Hudis’s 2003 critique of John Holloway’s Change the World without Taking Power – Editors Repensando la…

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Hegel’s Absolutes and the Crisis of Marxism

A discussion of Hegel’s concept of absolute negativity as ground for Marxist dialectics, in light of the work of Gillian Rose and especially Raya Dunayevskaya, as well as the differing forms of the di…

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War on Iraq, Resistance, and the Shift in Global Politics

George W. Bush’s illegal, unwarranted and barbarous war against Iraq clearly has nothing to do with “liberating” the Iraqi people and everything to do with extending U.S. global power at the expense o…

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Rethinking the Idea of Revolution (on Holloway)

Of the many issues facing the effort to rethink the idea of revolution today, few are more vexing than that of state power. Does social revolution center on the political seizure of state power? If it…

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Workers as Reason

The traditional perception of the American working class as apolitical or even backward, since it has never built a labour party of its own or embraced Marxist parties in any signicant way, has been C…

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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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