What Is the Relation between Theory and Practice, and Did Marx Discuss Engineering Society?

What is the relation between “theory and practice,” and what is the meaning of the unity of theory and practice? Does Marx identify practice with the idea of engineering society, so that the knowledge of the laws that govern economic forces serve as an algorithm, to construct, engineer, in a technical way, a new and better political and economic system?

By | 2018-10-06T04:47:31+00:00 Aug 23, 2016|

Section Awards for 2016

Join with us in congratulating the winners of our section awards!   ASA MARXIST SOCIOLOGY SECTION AWARDS 2016   Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award (Co-winners):   David Fasenfest   Scott McNall   Howard Waitzkin   Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award:   Wendy Matsumura, The Limits of Okinawa   Outstanding [...]

By | 2018-06-08T11:29:07+00:00 Aug 7, 2016|

Enough!

Enough! Somewhere, somewhere perhaps in the desert of Iraq, or perhaps in Palestine or the Afghan hills, amidst the cacophony of shells, the reek of boiled-off flesh, somewhere, a voice awakens ...

By | 2018-10-08T07:20:05+00:00 Aug 7, 2016|

We

Seemingly helpless in a democracy beyond repair, on a world brewing the floods, droughts and endless wanderings of a vengeful planet, I live as a godless Jew in an age when the leaders of Judaism spit the fires of Uzis and smart bombs like the bowels of Ba’al in eras past ...

By | 2018-10-08T07:21:51+00:00 Aug 6, 2016|