Marxist Sociology Blog: Theory, research, politics2018-10-24T10:00:29-04:00

Survey Finds Economists’ Politics Loom Large in their Views of Capitalist Crises

We doubt the extent to which the Marxist tradition has developed an adequate social psychology of knowledge.  People’s politics cannot, of course, be simply read off their class position alone.

By |Mar 23, 2019|Categories: Blog article, Research|Comments Off on Survey Finds Economists’ Politics Loom Large in their Views of Capitalist Crises

Thinking Through Labor’s Future

What determines which path labor takes will be the degree to which labor mobilization spreads and is tied to a broader political vision. That in turn will depend on the kind of patient, workplace-based organizing that rarely makes headlines.

By |Mar 13, 2019|Categories: Blog article, Commentary, New book|Comments Off on Thinking Through Labor’s Future

Struggles New and Old: Yellow Vests, the French Revolution and 21-Century Anti-Capitalism

The yellow vest movement has displayed a curious mix of modern and pre-modern forms of struggle, some harking back to the French revolution. These old forms might very well become features of twenty first century anti-capitalist protest.

By |Feb 26, 2019|Categories: Blog article, Commentary, Research|Comments Off on Struggles New and Old: Yellow Vests, the French Revolution and 21-Century Anti-Capitalism