Michael Heinrich on coronavirus and crisis. Translated by Alexander Locascio.
Author: Rob Hunter
Failed Liberal Internationalism and Global Constitutional Questions — Tarik Kochi
Tarik Kochi on why theories of global constitutionalism may be useful for Marxists.
Call for Papers — Workshop on Marx, Law, and the Administrative State
Call for papers for a workshop on Marx, law, and the administrative state, to be held in Buffalo in June 2021.
The State — Rafael Khachaturian
Rafael Khachaturian on Marxist state theory.
Internationalism, Reconstruction, and Indigenous Futurity — Liam Midzain-Gobin
Liam Midzain-Gobin reviews Nick Estes' history of Indigenous resistance movements.
Why There Are No George Floyds in Cuba — August H. Nimtz
August Nimtz on police powers, in Cuba and the United States.
Security — George Rigakos
George Rigakos on Marxism and the question of security.
Ordoliberalism Out of Order? The Fragile Constitutionality of Greek Austerity (Part Two) — Pavlos Roufos
The second part of Pavlos Roufos' two-part post on ordoliberalism and the political economy of Europe.
Ordoliberalism Out of Order? The Fragile Constitutionality of Greek Austerity (Part One) — Pavlos Roufos
The first part of Pavlos Roufos' two-part post on ordoliberalism and the political economy of Europe.
Expropriation of the Expropriators — Jacob Blumenfeld
Jacob Blumenfeld on the "expropriation of the expropriators", past, present, and future.
The Alienated World of Law: Constitutionality and the Limits of Legal Opposition in Modi’s India — Kailash Srinivasan
Kailash Srinivasan on law and constitutionalism, in and against Modi's India.
More Depth, Less Flatness: Marx’s Negative Ontology of Social Totality — Matthew Dimick and Dom Taylor
Matthew Dimick and Dom Taylor respond to Nate Holdren and Rob Hunter, defending their ontological interpretation of the base/superstructure model.
Human Rights and Neoliberalism in a Time of Pandemic: A Reply — Jessica Whyte
Jessica Whyte concludes our symposium on her recent book The Morals of the Market.
The UK Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: 8 April 2020 — Colin Leys
Colin Leys on the UK response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Neoliberalism, Law, and Its Discontents: Three Recent Interventions — Ravi Malhotra
Ravi Malhotra reviews three new books on neoliberalism and law--Honor Brabazon (ed), Neoliberal Legality; Katharina Pistor, The Code of Capital; and Astra Taylor, Democracy May Not Exist.
Neoliberalism, Human Rights, and the Socialist Imperative — Umut Özsu
Umut Özsu reviews Jessica Whyte's recent book The Morals of the Market.
Socialism as Counter-Pandemic — Mike Davis
Mike Davis on socialism in a time of pandemic.
The Morals of the Market and the Moral of the Story — Paul O’Connell
Paul O'Connell reviews Jessica Whyte's recent book The Morals of the Market.
All Too Relevant: Marx’s Critique of Rights and Neoliberal Human Rights — Eva Nanopoulos
Eva Nanopoulos reviews Jessica Whyte's recent book The Morals of the Market.
Althusser on School Law — David Backer
David Backer on Althusser's understanding of law and formal education.
No Bases, No Superstructures: Against Legal Economism — Nate Holdren and Rob Hunter
Nate Holdren and Rob Hunter on rethinking the "base/superstructure" model.
Uber, Regulatory “Disruption”, and Class Power — Eamonn Gallagher
Eamonn Gallagher on Uber and the politics of "disruption".
Dictatorship of the Proletariat — Dimitrios Kivotidis
Dimitrios Kivotidis on proletarian dictatorship, in the first entry in our joint LF/CLT collaboration on key concepts in the Marxist legal-theoretical tradition.
Rights, Freedoms, Law, Labour, and Industrial Voluntarism: Some Comments — Claire Mummé
Claire Mummé responds to Matthew Dimick and William Clare Roberts on the question of law in labour struggles.
Rights, Freedoms, and the Law: A Reply to Roberts — Matthew Dimick
Matthew Dimick responds to William Clare Roberts on the question of law in labour struggles.
The Welfare State and the Bourgeois Family-Household — Kirstin Munro
Kirstin Munro on social reproduction under capitalism, particularly the role of the bourgeois family-household, in the sixth contribution to our symposium on neo-Marxist state theory and its contemporary resonance.
On the State Debate Thus Far — Nate Holdren
Nate Holdren on history, climate change, and the relation between state and capital, in the fifth contribution to our symposium on neo-Marxist state theory and its contemporary resonance.
On Legal Rights, Freedom, and the State: A Rejoinder to Dimick — William Clare Roberts
William Clare Roberts responds to Matthew Dimick on the question of law in labour struggles.
Base and Superstructure as Ontology — Matthew Dimick
Matthew Dimick on why the base/superstructure model is still of use, and why it should be understood in ontological, not causal, terms.
Review of Mario Mieli, Towards a Gay Communism: Elements of Homosexual Critique, trans. David Fernbach and Evan Calder Williams (London: Pluto, 2018 ) — Joshua Shaw
Joshua Shaw reviews the new edition of Mario Mieli's 1977 classic, Towards a Gay Communism.