20th September 2017

 Michael Vester

(Extracts translated from Die Entstehung des Proletariat als Lernprozess. Die Entstehung antikapitalistischer Theorie und Praxis in England 1792–l848, third edn., Frankfurt 1975)

Translated by Jairus Banaji

8th September 2017

Facundo C Rocca analyses the labour contract and the juridical form from the young to the mature Marx, en passant par Foucault and Agamben. Facundo is a PhD. Student in Philosophy at the University of San Martin and Paris 8, and a PhD Fellow at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council of Argentina (CONICET).

31st August 2017

The Intelligentsia and the October Revolution

David Mandel

31st August 2017

Interview of Panagiotis Sotiris by Thomas E. Goes.

Originally published in

From the 'nation that was' to the 'people to come’



2nd August 2017

Already published in "Materialismo Storico. Rivista di filosofia, storia e scienze umane", Nr. 1/2017, L'egemonia dopo Gramsci: una riconsiderazione, edited by Fabio Frosini, pp. 115-163, licence Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0.
The journal is available online here.


26th July 2017

Anti-imperialism has a history that has been in large part repressed, if not buried, amongst many currents of criticial thought and much of the radical Left.

11th July 2017

For those interested in engaging with the history of the Russian Revolution in the hope of more effectively challenging capitalism, a tension between the universal and the particular looms large. The difficulty that inevitably arises is how to disentangle what was historically specific about Russia 1917 and Bolshevism from what might reflect a more generalised tendency.

8th July 2017

Mario Kessler

This text first appeared in a supplemental issue of Sozialismus dedicated to Theodor Bergmann, and was translated for Historical Materialism by Loren Balhorn