From 1975 to May, 2014, the BRECHT FORUM was a place for people working for social justice, equality and a new culture that puts human needs first. Through its programs and events, the Brecht Forum brought people together across social and cultural boundaries and artistic and academic disciplines to promote critical analysis, creative thinking, collaborative projects and networking in an independent community-level environment.
Capitalism Nature Socialism (CNS) is a non-sectarian ecosocialist journal edited in southeastern New York state (USA). Though we regard ecofeminism as foundational to any ecosocialist project, we welcome other perspectives on ecosocialism. A main objective for us is to help build a radical red-green intellectual culture, which is essential in developing ecosocialist politics. To this end, we encourage discussion and debate about all themes and issues bearing on our general subject. Key themes are the dialectics of social and biophysical processes; power relations (e.g., racism, patriarchy, colonialism, heteronormativity) and environmental degradation; labor and land; workplace and community struggles; economics and ecology; and the interlinkage of science/ecology and politics.
Critical Sociology seeks to engage and promote critical thinking by publishing articles from all perspectives broadly defined as falling within the boundaries of critical or radical social science. The journal is a platform for scholars whose work explores the relationship between race, gender and class in their quest for a deeper understanding of society writ large. It will continue in this fashion in order to preserve its position as one of a select few "alternative" journals having widespread recognition and respect within the world of social science scholarship. (http;//crs.sagepub.com)
Cultural Logic, an electronic journal of marxist theory and practice -- which has been on-line since 1997 -- is a non-profit, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that publishes essays, interviews, poetry, reviews (books, films, other media), etc. by writers working within the Marxist tradition.
encuentro 5 (e5) is a space for progressive movement building in the heart of Boston's Chinatown organized by Massachusetts Global Action (MGA). MGA sees e5 as embodying its notion of how multi-organizational collaboratives and social movements emerge; MGA has theorized about this in several places after reflecting on its experiences and practices.
Historical Materialism is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to exploring and developing the critical and explanatory potential of Marxist theory. The journal started as a project at the London School of Economics from 1995 to 1998. The advisory editorial board comprises many leading Marxists, including Robert Brenner, Maurice Godelier, Michael Lebowitz, Justin Rosenberg, Ellen Meiksins Wood and others.
Left Turn is a national network of activists engaged in exposing and fighting the consequences of global capitalism and imperialism. Rooted in a variety of social movements, we are anti-capitalists, radical feminists, anti-racists, queer and trans- liberationists, and anti-imperialists working to build resistance and alternatives to corporate power and empire.
In May 1949 Monthly Review began publication in New York City, as cold war hysteria gathered force in the United States. The first issue featured the lead article Why Socialism? by Albert Einstein. From the first Monthly Review spoke for socialism and against U.S. imperialism, and is still doing so today. From the first Monthly Review was independent of any political organization, and is still so today. The McCarthy era inquisition targeted Monthly Review’s original editors Paul Sweezy and Leo Huberman, who fought back successfully. In the subsequent global upsurge against capitalism, imperialism and the commodification of life (in shorthand “1968”) Monthly Review played a global role. A generation of activists received no small part of their education as subscribers to the magazine and readers of Monthly Review Press books. In the intervening years of counter-revolution,
First released in the fall of 1997, New Labor Forum is a national labor journal owned, edited, and published by the Murphy Institute/City University of New York. Published three times a year, New Labor Forum provides a place for labor and its allies to test new ideas and debate old ones.
RETHINKING MARXISM is an interdisciplinary journal publishing work in the areas of economics, political economy, art, anthropology, geography, feminist theory, sociology, philosophy, and cultural studies. Sponsored by the Association for Economic and Social Analysis, RM began in 1988 with a core group of graduate students and faculty members in the now-famous heterodox economics graduate program at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
The Review of Radical Political Economics (RRPE) is a refereed journal that promotes critical inquiry into all areas of economic, social, and political reality. As the journal of the Union for Radical Political Economics, the Review publishes innovative research in political economy broadly defined as including, but not confined to, Marxian economics, post-Keynesian economics, Sraffian economics, feminist economics, and radical institutional economics. We are actively seeking submissions concerned with policy, history of thought, and economics and the environment as they relate to radical political economy. The Review reflects an interdisciplinary approach to the study, development, and application of radical political analysis to social problems.
Situations intends to address the current malaise of the radical imagination in both left theory and in popular consciousness. We aim to explore the social conditions and lived experiences that lead to this malaise and to support explanations which do not reduce political phenomena to a reflection.
Socialism and Democracy is committed to showing the continuing relevance of socialist politics and vision. Socialism and Democracy brings together the worlds of scholarship and activism, theory and practice, to examine in depth the core issues and popular movements of our time. The perspective is broadly Marxist, encouraging not only critique of the status quo, but also informed analysis of the many different approaches to bringing about fundamental change, and seeking to integrate issues of race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity and nationality with the traditional focus on class.
Neither capitalism nor neoliberalism will fade from the political landscape based on the momentum of their own contradictions and without the Left developing new political capacities. As part of our contribution to this effort, we have been building communication and education resources for the Next Left.
The Socialist Register was founded by Ralph Miliband and John Saville in 1964 as ‘an annual survey of movements and ideas’ from the standpoint of the independent new left. It is currently edited by Leo Panitch, Colin Leys, Greg Albo and Vivek Chibber, assisted by an editorial collective of eminent scholars in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
The Indypendent is a New York-based free newspaper published 16 times a year on Wednesdays to our print and online readership of more than 200,000. It is produced by a network of volunteers who report, write, edit, draw, design, take photos, distribute, fundraise and provide website management.
Published since 1865, The Nation is the leading progressive weekly in the U.S., covering a wide range of struggles and debates, always seeking to orient the broad left towards positive political action.
Transform! is the journal of the Transform! European network for alternative thinking and political dialogue. The network is composed of organizations from 12 different European countries in the field of political education and critical scientific analysis.
Turbulence is a collective of seven, based in the UK, Germany, Brazil and the US. They met in the space of the counter-globalisation movement and, since 2007, have produced a number of interventions: newspapers, articles, a book, and contributions to exhibitions. Trying to make sense of both the current political, economic, social, cultural and environmental conjuncture, as well as the movements which would have that "another world is possible", their contributions to debate have appeared at mass street protests and blockades as well as at academic conferences and in art galleries.
WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society is a peer-review cross-disciplinary quarterly journal dedicated to a broad exploration of the economic, political, and social dimensions of work and labor throughout the world. The journal publishes articles directed to an open and critical analysis of global and U.S. labor movements, organizations, and the working class. The editorial board views a militant and robust labor movement as a central force for the immediate and long term social, economic, and political interests of the working class.
Z Communications is the overarching name for all of Z's various projects and activities. It includes Z Magazine, ZNet, Z Media Institution, Z Video Productions, ZSpace, ZBooks, and ZSpeakers, and diverse components of each.