'There is no better time to try and build rank-and-file networks than during disputes.' Jamie Woodcock on the current cycle of struggles in the UK.
Author: Legal Form
Simon Clarke (1946–2022) — Jack Copley
Jack Copley on the life and work of Simon Clarke.
Tactics and Legal Form: Lessons for the Left After the Defeat of Chile’s New Constitution Project — Fernando Quintana
Fernando Quintana on the rejection of a new Chilean constitution that was drafted in the wake of the popular struggles of 2019.
‘Without Remainder’: Law and the Constitution of Economy and Society — Matthew Dimick
'The compulsion facing the worker is not legally constituted without remainder.' Matt Dimick continues a mini-symposium on the socially-constitutive nature of law.
Hatefully Constitutive — Nate Holdren
Nate Holdren introduces a mini-symposium on law's socially constitutive nature.
We Need a Different Relationship to the Law: Opposition to the Rwandan Deportation Flight Shows It Is Possible — David Renton
David Renton on the limits of 'faith in the law' and the need for action in the streets to secure lasting victories.
Capital’s Patrimony in America — Jeff Broxmeyer
Jeff Broxmeyer examines the contradictory relationship between patrimonialism and capitalism—and the roles of race and gender in the settler-colonial project—in the development of the American polity in his review of James Parisot's important book on the rise and consolidation of capitalist social relations in the United States.
The Injustice of Publicity — Melissa Aronczyk
Melissa Aronczyk's review for a symposium on Christine Schwöbel-Patel's 'Marketing Global Justice: The Political Economy of International Criminal Law'.
Global Capitalism, International Law, and Chinese Sovereignty — Ryan Martínez Mitchell
Ryan Martínez Mitchell on the limitations of contemporary international public law's capacity to articulate 'any genuinely alternative future order' in and beyond China.
Political Philosophy After Forrester’s Rawls — Bo Harvey
Bo Harvey explores the limits and contradictions of liberal political philosophy.
Nat Turner and Expanding Historical Memory — Aziz Rana
Aziz Rana reviews Christopher Tomlins' new book about Nat Turner's Rebellion.
The Time of the Commune — Owen Holland
150 years after Eugène Pottier wrote "L'internationale", Owen Holland reflects on the song's relationship to the Paris Commune and revolutionary tradition.
A Review of Zoe Adams’ Labour and the Wage — Maria Tzanakopoulou
Maria Tzanakopoulou reviews Zoe Adams' new book Labour and the Wage.
The Police in Greek Universities: An Unconstitutional Legislative Novelty with Historical Weight — Charalambos Kourondis
Charalambos Kourondis on new laws in Greece to increase police presence on university campuses.
The End of Democracy? — Dimitris Kaltsonis
Dimitris Kaltsonis on the future of democracy.
Interview with Lisa Klingsporn and Christiane Wilke on Otto Kirchheimer (Part II) — Rob Hunter
The second part of our two-part interview with Lisa Klingsporn and Christiane Wilke on the publication of the fourth volume of Otto Kirchheimer's collected works.
Interview with Lisa Klingsporn and Christiane Wilke on Otto Kirchheimer (Part I) — Rob Hunter
The first part of our two-part interview with Lisa Klingsporn and Christiane Wilke on the publication of the fourth volume of Otto Kirchheimer's collected works.
Review of Igor Shoikhedbrod’s Revisiting Marx’s Critique of Liberalism — Bill Bowring
Bill Bowring reviews Igor Shoikhedbrod's recent book Revisiting Marx's Critique of Liberalism.
The Trump Moment: Why It Happened, Why We “Dodged the Bullet”, and “What Is To Be Done?” — August H. Nimtz
August H. Nimtz takes stock of the US election, and of contemporary US politics generally.
A Brief Take on the Boğaziçi Resistance (by Boğaziçi University Students) — Duygun Ruben, Fikri Buber, and Mahir Tamercan Ölmez
Duygun Ruben, Fikri Buber, and Mahir Tamercan Ölmez on the protests and police violence at Istanbul's Boğaziçi University.
Theses on the Political Crisis — Rafael Khachaturian
Rafael Khachaturian on the United States' ongoing political crisis.
Legal History, Political Marxism, and “Jurisdictional Accumulation” — Christopher Tomlins
Christopher Tomlins reviews Maïa Pal's new book on law, empire, and jurisdiction.
Capitalism and the Telos of the Neoliberal Civilizing Mission — Jessica Whyte
Jessica Whyte reviews Ntina Tzouvala's new book on capitalism and the history of international law.
The Farmers’ Protests in India: Lessons for Marxists — Jai Vipra
Jai Vipra on the farmers' protests in India, and how to understand them.
Thatcher’s Landlords: Rise and Fall — Nick Bano
Nick Bano on evictions and the future of the UK Housing Act 1988.
Capitalism, Law, and Critical Theory: A Reply to Karl Klare — Nate Holdren
Nate Holdren responds to Karl Klare on socialism and critical legal theory.
Capital Before Large-Scale Industry — Jairus Banaji
Jairus Banaji introduces his new book, A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism.
The US Republican Party Will Continue Its Christo-Fascist Crusade — Clyde W. Barrow
Clyde W. Barrow on the Republican Party, armed militias and hate groups, and the impending elections in the United States.
Expect Catastrophe: Reflections on the Impending US Election — Nate Holdren
Nate Holdren offers some critical reflections on the impending US elections.