New Book

Class, Party, Revolution: A Socialist Register Reader

23rd Nov 2018

Class, Party, Revolution

A Socialist Register Reader

Haymarket Books, 9781608469192, £20.99, $24.00

Edited by Greg Albo, Leo Panitch, and Alan Zuege

An expertly selected collection of articles on class, party, and revolution from one of the world’s most important socialist journals

Since beginning publication in1964, The Socialist Register has been one of the most important sources of engaged, critical, and influential theoretical interventions on the socialist left. Released as an annual with a focus on publishing rigorous, sustained pieces that take up particular themes, it has always been committed to developing an independent, non-sectarian relationship with Marxism.

This volume—the Register’s first-ever reader—grapples with the question of whether political organization is a necessary part of the struggle by the working-class to overthrow capitalism. In pieces published over the course of publication’s entire history contributors, from Ralph Miliband to Jean-Paul Satre, examine various aspects of this theme.

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“The intellectual lodestone for the international Left since 1964”

—Mike Davis

“Compulsory reading for people who refuse to be resigned to the idea that there can be no alternative to our unacceptable society”

—Daniel Singer

“Socialism has always been about democracy, human rights and internationalism…that faith is what has characterized the work of the Socialist Register”

—Tony Benn

“I know the Register very well and have found it extremely stimulating, often invaluable.”

—Noam Chomsky

October 2018 (US) / November 2018 (Europe); 9781608469192; 300 pages; $24.00 / £20.99