Library

The value of Noam Chomsky

A "personal essay" from 2015 on some of the reasons why Chomsky's fame -- unlike that of most public intellectuals -- is more than justified. Despite his rejection of the label, he is, in many respects, the quintessential Marxist.

The necessity of a moral revolution

Thoughts on the kind of moral universe we have to create in order to save the world.

A leftist history of the U.S. economy

A summary of Richard Du Boff's comprehensive history of the American economy.

Thoughts on "The Reactionary Mind"

Brief reflections on Corey Robin's bestseller "The Reactionary Mind." It's a good book, but one can argue that, in the end, Robin takes the ideologies of conservatives a little too seriously.

Down But Not Out: The Unemployed in Chicago during the Great Depression

This is a Ph.D. dissertation in the field of U.S. labor history. See www.wrightswriting.com/ for more Marxist scholarship.

Finding Our Compass: Reflections on a World in Crisis

An 'experimental' book that touches on a wide range of topics while maintaining a grounding in left-wing philosophies.

Notes of an Underground Humanist

An idiosyncratic book inspired by the form of Nietzsche but the content of Marx.

Marxism and the Critique of Value

Collection of works from German-language school of Marxian critical theory known as Wertkritik, also translated as value-critique or critique of value.

The Socialist Future of the Syndicates - Georges Sorel

Georges Sorel

Sorel's 1898 text, the Socialist Future of the Syndicates, is often referred to as his most directly syndicalist work. At this point a committed, albeit unique Marxist, Sorel gives an assessment of trade unions as a vehicle for revolutionary politics. Reproduced for reference, not out of agreement.