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).

Articles From This Author

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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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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Peter Hudis

Trump’s Election: Capitalism’s Dangerous Turn Toward Open Racism and Misogyny

Summary: This article was translated into Persian and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, Nov. 10, 2016. The Persian translat…

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Peter Hudis

Trump’s Election: Capitalism’s Dangerous Turn Toward Open Racism and Misogyny

Summary: The freedom movements in the U.S., and indeed around the world, have been dealt a tremendous blow with the election of Donald Trump as President of the U.S. As we absorb the significance of t…

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Peter Hudis

Marxist-Humanism’s Contribution to Developing Perspectives for Transcending Capitalism

Summary: Excerpt of a speech to the International Marxist-Humanist Organization Convention, Chicago, July 2-3, 2016. It addresses, with particular attention to Latin America and to Marx’s Critique of…

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[Video] Why Frantz Fanon Matters to Today’s Struggles Against Racism and Imperialism

Summary: This lecture by Hudis on his 2015 book, Frantz Fanon, Philosopher of the Barricades, was presented to a March 13, 2016 meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of the International Marxist-Humanist…

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Kate Evans,
Peter Hudis,
Mirjam Zadoff

[Audio] Red Rosa: Eagle of the Revolution

Summary: Kate Evans, co-author (with Paul Buhle) of Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography; Peter Hudis, General Editor of Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg; and Mirjam Zadoff of Indiana University — in conver…

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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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