Marxist Sociology Blog: Theory, research, politics2018-10-24T10:00:29+00:00

Remembering Erik Olin Wright: All Ideas Are Political

Socialists today should reject the kind of neutrality that conservatives praise Nathan Glazer for. But we shouldn’t confuse that neutrality with empirical rigor. Erik Olin Wright was confident enough in his political commitments to put them under the microscope. We should be, too.

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Climate and contradiction in Marx’s theory of history

Climate change is just another expression of what Marx and Engels identified as the core contradiction of capitalism

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Remembering Erik Olin Wright: A Beautiful Human Link

When it was unfashionable to talk about capitalism, Erik Olin Wright taught generations of students to think about how class actually works — and was curious, enthusiastic, and endlessly generous while doing it.

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