Tag Archive: capitalism

Capitalism, Sexual Violence, and Sexism

Kavita Krishnan is a Member of the Central Committee, CPI(ML) Liberation and Editor of  its organLiberation. Sexual violence cannot be attributed simply to some men behaving in ‘anti-social’ or ‘inhuman’ ways: it has everything to do… Continue reading

Understanding the Venezuelan Result

Tamara Pearson, previously a member of the Australian Socialist Alliance and collaborator with Green Left Weekly, has been living in Merida, Venezuela, since 2007. She is active in the Bolivarian revolution, including as… Continue reading

President Chavez: A 21st Century Renaissance Man

James Petras is a retired Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York and adjunct professor at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who has published prolifically on… Continue reading

Capitalism: How the left lost the argument.

Noted philosopher  Slavoj Žižek is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. The main victim of the ongoing crisis is thus not capitalism, which appears to be evolving into an even more… Continue reading

Julian Assange with Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali – The World Tomorrow

Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali, two giants of the intellectual Left, join Julian Assange to discuss protest movements, democracy, and how the West completely failed to anticipate the Arab Spring. Chomsky identifies that… Continue reading

Shuddhabrata Sengupta interviews Žižek

A Navayana Presentation

The Marriage Between Capitalism And Democracy Is Over: Slavoj Zizek

From the Middle East to the streets of London and cities across the US there is a discontent with the status quo. Whether it is with the iron grip of entrenched governments or the… Continue reading

The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth

Elaine Graham-Leigh lives in London, UK, where she divides her time between writing and political activism, particularly on climate change. She has recently started writing short speculative fiction and has a story forthcoming… Continue reading

Global capitalism and 21st century fascism

The crisis of global capitalism is unprecedented, given its magnitude, its global reach, the extent of ecological degradation and social deterioration, and the scale of the means of violence. We truly face a crisis… Continue reading

A Note on ProPublica’s Second Pulitzer Prize

Paul E. Steigeris the editor-in-chief, CEO and president of ProPublica. ProPublica reporters Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein have been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for their stories on how some Wall… Continue reading

Eric Hobsbawm: a conversation about Marx, student riots, the new Left, and the Milibands

As he publishes his latest book, 93-year-old historian Eric Hobsbawm talks communism and coalition with one of Britain’s newer breed, Tristram Hunt, now a Labour MP Eric Hobsbawm, left, in conversation with Tristram… Continue reading