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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Chris Cutrone,
Peter Hudis,
Jacqueline Rose

Did Rosa Luxemburg Take Back Her Critique of the Russian Revolution?

The following comments on whether Luxemburg took back her 1918 critique of the Russian Revolution are in response to The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg (Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg Vol. I). The origin…

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Comments on ‘What more could we want of ourselves!’, Jacqueline Rose’s review of The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg

In responding to Rose’s review in London Review of Books Hudis discusses Luxemburg’s differences with Lenin, her writings on imperialism and indigenous communal social forms, and her worldview as both…

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Steven Colatrella,
Peter Hudis

Dialogue on Marx’s Critique of the Gotha Program

The following exchange between Steven Colatrella and Peter Hudis is in response Hudis’s essay on “Directly and Indirectly Social Labor: What Kind of Human Relations Can Transcend Capitalism?” which ap…

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Leyendo a Rosa Luxemburg

A translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s interview on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London, April 2011) Link…

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Leyendo a Rosa Luxemburg

Summary: A translation into Spanish of Peter Hudis’s interview on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London, April 2011)

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Reading Rosa

Interview with Peter Hudis on The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg with Red Pepper (London).

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The Life, Letters, & Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg

Video of a presentation at a symposium marking the publication on the Letters of Rosa Luxemburg, New York University Law School,  March 14, 2011 (13 mins.)   Peter Hudis: The Life, Letters &…

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Accumulation, Imperialism, and Pre-Capitalist Formations: Luxemburg and Marx on the non-Western World

Both Marx and Luxemburg were intensely interested in the impact of the expansive logic of capital accumulation upon non-capitalist or developing societies. At the same time, there are also serious dif…

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Korea: Pawn of the Superpowers (a response to Richard Greeman’s “Danger of War Over Korea”)

The intensifying tensions between North Korea and the U.S. calls for a historical re-examination of the roots of the present situation, in light of the conflict between the two poles of world capital…

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Books written by this author

Events from this author

[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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