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 Middle East and World Politics in the Aftermath of Israel’s War in Lebanon

Israel’s murderous invasion of Lebanon was an overreaching comparable to the US war in Iraq, as the Islamist Hezbollah movement emerged stronger than before. It also placed Hezbollah’s sponsor, Iran,…

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Peter Hudis

Rosa Luxemburg in ‘World’s Sweatshop’

A report on the March 12-14 conference on “Rosa Luxemburg’s Thought and Its Contemporary Value” at Wuhan University, China, where discussion focused not only Luxemburg’s Accumulation of Capital but al…

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Peter Hudis

New Challenges to Global Capital in Latin American Battle of Ideas

A report from the World Social Forum in Caracas. The turn to the left in Latin America, especially in Bolivia and Venezuela, has challenged US imperialism, and invigorated the global left. But the tur…

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Peter Hudis

Bolivia at the Crossroads

An assessment of the situation in Bolivia in the aftermath of the election of the leftist Evo Morales to the presidency, in a society with a long history of labor and indigenous struggles – Editors

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Arvind Ghosh,
Peter Hudis

Can We Change the World without Taking Power?

Critique of John Holloway’s Change the World without Taking Power. Originally appeared in Open Space Forum (India): http://www.openspaceforum.net/twiki/tiki-read_article.php?articleId=49 – Editors

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Peter Hudis

The Philosophic Ambiguities of C.L.R. James

A review of John McClendon, C.L.R. James’s Notes on Dialectics: Left Hegelianism or Marxism-Leninism? (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2004), Originally appeared in Socialism and Democracy, July 2005 — Edit…

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Peter Hudis

Acheh: The Social Form of `Natural’ Disaster

The tsunami that impacted over a dozen nations in the Indian Ocean region at the end of 2004 was a natural catastrophe, but it was no less of a social disaster. Nowhere is that truer than in Acheh, th…

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Peter Hudis

Iraq and the Idea of Freedom

Wadood Hamad is correct that many today are “stuck between two inadequate visions” — either apologizing for U.S. imperialist actions or “cheering any misguided ‘apparent’ resistance to imperialism.”…

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Peter Hudis

Directly and Indirectly Social Labor: What Kind of Human Relations Can Transcend Capitalism?

An examination of the work that contains Marx’s most detailed discussion of a non-capitalist society, his 1875 Critique of the Gotha Program, this presentation focuses on the differences between the l…

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[Los Angeles] Public Online Reading Group on “Rosa Luxemburg, Women’s Liberation, and Marx’s Philosophy of Revolution”

September 13, 2020
6-8:00 PM, Pacific Daylight Time

Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84049457939?pwd=QjBKKzIzZnZqdDJvek9yYnFGU09nZz09

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[Chicago] Racist U.S. Capitalism on Trial

June 18, 2020
6:30 p.m. CDT (UTC/GMT -5:00 hours)

Internet
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87850888223?pwd=VUhLa0JkcmNxdzk4STRWNXAzaGpzdz09

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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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