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Hegemony Changes Everything

Jennifer Wilson Bookforum
This new biography sheds light on the work and life of this Italian Communist leader who was one of the most significant Marxist theorists of the last 100 years.

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The Organic Intellectuals in China

Elaine Sio-ieng Hui Marxist Sociology Blog
Some workers in China have fought against the capitalist values coming to dominate the country. The author describes the roles these workers play as organic and semi-organic intellectuals as well as the challenges they face trying to organize.

Party and Country: the Unexplored Reserves of the Gramsci Genome

Luciana Castellina Il Manifesto Global
On the 100th anniversary of the Italian Communist Party we should learn from Gramsci's legacy which lies in the attempt Italian Communists made to build forms of direct democracy alongside representative democracy,

Memo to the Left: Winning Votes is Not ‘Selling Out’

Loris Caruso Il Manifesto Global
We do not have to choose between “winning” or “bearing witness and representing." There is no contradiction. In order to bear witness and represent, people must put themselves forward as candidates for social and political victory,

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