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Product Description: Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazineThe remarkable run of self-proclaimed “democratic socialist” Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted—for the first time in decades and to the shock of many—a national conversation about socialism...read more
By Bhaskar Sunkara (editor)

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9781784787264 | Verso Books, April 25, 2017, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazineThe remarkable run of self-proclaimed “democratic socialist” Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted—for the first time in decades and to the shock of many—a national conversation about socialism.

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Product Description: In How to be a Marxist in Philosophy one of the most famous Marxist philosophers of the 20th century shares his concept of what it means to function fruitfully as a political thinker within the discipline and environs of philosophy...read more
By G. M. Goshgarian (trans)

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9781474280532 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: In How to be a Marxist in Philosophy one of the most famous Marxist philosophers of the 20th century shares his concept of what it means to function fruitfully as a political thinker within the discipline and environs of philosophy.

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9781474280549 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In How to be a Marxist in Philosophy one of the most famous Marxist philosophers of the 20th century shares his concept of what it means to function fruitfully as a political thinker within the discipline and environs of philosophy.

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Product Description: In this sharply polemical account, Leon Trotsky draws up a balance sheet of the world's first successful workers' revolution. Written primarily for members of the newly created Communist International, Trotsky focuses on the specific role played by the Bolshevik Party in leading Russian workers to victory...read more

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9781608467389 | Haymarket Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In this sharply polemical account, Leon Trotsky draws up a balance sheet of the world's first successful workers' revolution.

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Product Description: In this wide-ranging and insightful work, Soma Marik defends the legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution, arguing against many of its detractors that the early communist regime was centrally concerned with both the liberation of women and the expansion of democracy...read more

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9781608467297 | Haymarket Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In this wide-ranging and insightful work, Soma Marik defends the legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution, arguing against many of its detractors that the early communist regime was centrally concerned with both the liberation of women and the expansion of democracy.

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Product Description: From the Marxist-tinged anarchism of the Haymarket martyrs to the Occupy Wall Street movement, these essays give a vibrant sense of the central role of the Left in social movements and struggles of the past and present, and highlights some of the amazing individuals, whose unstoppable energies generated remarkable transformations...read more

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9781608466825 | Haymarket Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: From the Marxist-tinged anarchism of the Haymarket martyrs to the Occupy Wall Street movement, these essays give a vibrant sense of the central role of the Left in social movements and struggles of the past and present, and highlights some of the amazing individuals, whose unstoppable energies generated remarkable transformations.

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Product Description: If you're lucky enough to be employed today in the United States, there's about a one-in-ten chance that you're in a labor union. And even if you’re part of that unionized 10 percent, chances are your union doesn't carry much economic or political clout...read more

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9781583676189 | Monthly Review Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: If you're lucky enough to be employed today in the United States, there's about a one-in-ten chance that you're in a labor union.

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9781583676172 | Reprint edition (Monthly Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: If you're lucky enough to be employed today in the United States, there's about a one-in-ten chance that you're in a labor union.

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Product Description: Sickened by the contamination of their water, their air, of the Earth itself, more and more people are coming to realize that it is capitalism that is, quite literally, killing them. It is now clearer than ever that capitalism is also degrading the Earth’s ability to support other forms of life...read more

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9781583676301 | Monthly Review Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Sickened by the contamination of their water, their air, of the Earth itself, more and more people are coming to realize that it is capitalism that is, quite literally, killing them.

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9781583676295 | Reprint edition (Monthly Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Sickened by the contamination of their water, their air, of the Earth itself, more and more people are coming to realize that it is capitalism that is, quite literally, killing them.

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Product Description: Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune for the twenty-first century Kristin Ross’s new work on the thought and culture of the Communard uprising of 1871 resonates with the motivations and actions of contemporary protest, which has found its most powerful expression in the reclamation of public space...read more

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9781781688397 | Verso Books, April 7, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune for the twenty-first century Kristin Ross’s new work on the thought and culture of the Communard uprising of 1871 resonates with the motivations and actions of contemporary protest, which has found its most powerful expression in the reclamation of public space.

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9781784780548 | Verso Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune for the twenty-first century Kristin Ross’s new work on the thought and culture of the Communard uprising of 1871 resonates with the motivations and actions of contemporary protest, which has found its most powerful expression in the reclamation of public space.

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Product Description: Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Marx was regarded as a thinker doomed to oblivion about whom everything had already been said and written. However, the international economic crisis of 2008 favoured a return to his analysis of capitalism, and recently published volumes of the Marx-Engels-Gesamtausgabe (MEGA²) have provided researchers with new texts that underline the gulf between Marx's critical theory and the dogmatism of many twentieth-century Marxisms...read more

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9781474267328 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Marx was regarded as a thinker doomed to oblivion about whom everything had already been said and written.

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9781474273398 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Marx was regarded as a thinker doomed to oblivion about whom everything had already been said and written.

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Product Description: What’s it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator? A monster on the Stalin level? What’s it like to bear a name synonymous with oppression, terror, and evil? Jay Nordlinger set out to answer that question, and does so in this book...read more

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9781594038150 | Encounter Books, September 22, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: What’s it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator?

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9781594038990 | Reprint edition (Encounter Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: What’s it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator?

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Product Description: As American interests assumed global proportions after 1945, policy makers were faced with the challenge of prioritizing various regions and determining the extent to which the United States was prepared to defend and support them...read more
By Maria Ryan (editor)

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9780813168470 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, January 5, 2017, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: As American interests assumed global proportions after 1945, policy makers were faced with the challenge of prioritizing various regions and determining the extent to which the United States was prepared to defend and support them.

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Product Description: Utterly corrupt corporate and government elites bankrupted Greece twice over. First, by profligate deficit spending benefitting only themselves; second, by agreeing to an IMF “bailout” of the Greek economy, devastating ordinary Greek citizens who were already enduring government-induced poverty, unemployment, and hunger...read more

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9781583676264 | Monthly Review Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Utterly corrupt corporate and government elites bankrupted Greece twice over.

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9781583676257 | Reprint edition (Monthly Review Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Utterly corrupt corporate and government elites bankrupted Greece twice over.

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Product Description: The Psychopath Factory: How Capitalism Organizes Empathy examines how the requirements, stimuli, affects and environments of work condition our empathy. In some cases, work calls for no empathy – characters who don’t blink or flinch in the face of danger nor crack under pressure...read more

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9781910924402 | Repeater, December 20, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Psychopath Factory: How Capitalism Organizes Empathy examines how the requirements, stimuli, affects and environments of work condition our empathy.

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Product Description: Over a decade ago Foster and Burkett introduced a revolutionary understanding of the ecological foundations of Marx’s thought, demonstrating that Marx’s concepts of the universal metabolism of nature, social metabolism, and metabolic rift prefigured much of modern systems ecology...read more

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9789004229242 | Brill Academic Pub, January 28, 2016, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: In Marx and the Earth John Bellamy Foster and Paul Burkett respond to recent ecosocialist criticisms of Marx, offering a full-fledged anti-critique.

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9781608467051 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Over a decade ago Foster and Burkett introduced a revolutionary understanding of the ecological foundations of Marx’s thought, demonstrating that Marx’s concepts of the universal metabolism of nature, social metabolism, and metabolic rift prefigured much of modern systems ecology.

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Product Description: Karl Kautsky was, for three decades before the First World War, the main authority on the intellectual heritage of Marx and Engels. His interpretation of Marx’s Capital and the basic laws and contradictions of capitalism was the reference point for both the foes and allies of Social Democracy...read more

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9789004306646 | Brill Academic Pub, December 4, 2015, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: Karl Kautsky was, for three decades before the First World War, the main authority on the intellectual heritage of Marx and Engels, the founding fathers of Marxism.

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9781608467037 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Karl Kautsky was, for three decades before the First World War, the main authority on the intellectual heritage of Marx and Engels.

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Product Description: Through a methodologically-minded reconstruction of the Marxian critique of political economy this study shows that the outcome of the historical movement of the objectified form of social mediation, which has turned into the very alienated subject of social life (i...read more

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9789004306479 | Brill Academic Pub, December 4, 2015, cover price $163.00 | About this edition: In Marx´s Capital, Method and Revolutionary Subjectivity, Guido Starosta develops a materialist inquiry into the social and historical determinations of revolutionary subjectivity.

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9781608467020 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Through a methodologically-minded reconstruction of the Marxian critique of political economy this study shows that the outcome of the historical movement of the objectified form of social mediation, which has turned into the very alienated subject of social life (i.

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Product Description: Trotsky’s analysis in Lessons of October ran counter to the efforts of Bolshevik leaders to depict October as a foundational event in which the Bolshevik Party, and its clear-sighted leader Lenin, played the major role in bringing about the revolution in Russia...read more

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9789004217256 | Brill Academic Pub, December 4, 2015, cover price $293.00 | About this edition: In Trotsky s Challenge: The Literary Discussion of 1924 and the Fight for the Bolshevik Revolution, Frederick C.

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9781608467044, titled "Trotsky's Challenge: The 'literary Discussion' of 1924 and the Fight for the Bolshevik Revolution" | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Trotsky’s analysis in Lessons of October ran counter to the efforts of Bolshevik leaders to depict October as a foundational event in which the Bolshevik Party, and its clear-sighted leader Lenin, played the major role in bringing about the revolution in Russia.

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Product Description: Many hold that the transition from Hegel’s materialism to Marx’s materialism signifies a progressive development from an abstract-idealist theory-of-becoming, to a theory of the concrete actions of humans within history. A Failed Parricide offers an innovative reading of this transition, arguing that Marx remained structurally subaltern to Hegel’s conception of the subject that becomes itself in relation to alterity...read more

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9789004269781 | Lam edition (Brill Academic Pub, December 4, 2015), cover price $163.00

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9781608467068 | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Many hold that the transition from Hegel’s materialism to Marx’s materialism signifies a progressive development from an abstract-idealist theory-of-becoming, to a theory of the concrete actions of humans within history.

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Product Description: The Making of British Socialism provides a new interpretation of the emergence of British socialism in the late nineteenth century, demonstrating that it was not a working-class movement demanding state action, but a creative campaign of political hope promoting social justice, personal transformation, and radical democracy...read more

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9780691150833 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 22, 2011, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: The Making of British Socialism provides a new interpretation of the emergence of British socialism in the late nineteenth century, demonstrating that it was not a working-class movement demanding state action, but a creative campaign of political hope promoting social justice, personal transformation, and radical democracy.

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9780691173726 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Making of British Socialism provides a new interpretation of the emergence of British socialism in the late nineteenth century, demonstrating that it was not a working-class movement demanding state action, but a creative campaign of political hope promoting social justice, personal transformation, and radical democracy.

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Product Description: One hundred years ago, “October 1917” galvanized leftists and oppressed peoples around the globe, and became the lodestar for 20th century politics. Today, the left needs to reckon with this legacy—and transcend it. Social change, as it was understood in the 20th century, appears now to be as impossible as revolution, leaving the left to rethink the relationship between capitalist crises, as well as the conceptual tension between revolution and reform...read more

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9781583676332 | Monthly Review Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: One hundred years ago, “October 1917” galvanized leftists and oppressed peoples around the globe, and became the lodestar for 20th century politics.

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Product Description: A winner of the Isaac Deutscher Prize Liebmann highlights democratic dimensions in Lenin's thinking as it developed over 25 years.

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9781608466726 | Haymarket Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A winner of the Isaac Deutscher Prize Liebmann highlights democratic dimensions in Lenin's thinking as it developed over 25 years.
9780850362619 | Merlin Pr, April 1, 1985, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Book by Liebman, Marcel

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Product Description: On October 22, 1950, the Screen Directors Guild (SDG) gathered for a meeting at the opulent Beverly Hills Hotel. Among the group's leaders were some of the most powerful men in Hollywood―John Ford, Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, John Huston, Frank Capra, William Wyler, and Rouben Mamoulian―and the issue on the table was nothing less than a vote to dismiss Mankiewicz as the guild's president after he opposed an anticommunist loyalty oath that could have expanded the blacklist...read more

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9780813168920 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, November 4, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: On October 22, 1950, the Screen Directors Guild (SDG) gathered for a meeting at the opulent Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Product Description: The Politics of Transindividuality reexamines social relations and subjectivity through the concept of transindividuality. Transindividuality is understood as the mutual constitution of individuality and collectivity, and as such it intersects with politics and economics, philosophical speculation and political practice...read more

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9789004217249 | Brill Academic Pub, October 8, 2015, cover price $163.00 | About this edition: The Politics of Transindividuality re-examines social relations and subjectivity through the concept of transindividuality.

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9781608466962 | Haymarket Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The Politics of Transindividuality reexamines social relations and subjectivity through the concept of transindividuality.

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Product Description: The Philosophy of Living Experience is the single best introduction to the thought of Alexander Bogdanov (1873–1928), a Russian polymath who was co-founder, with Lenin, of the Bolshevik Party. His landmark achievements are Empiriomonism (1904–6), a philosophy of radical empiricism that he developed to replace what he considered to be the crude materialism of contemporary Marxists, and Tektology: Universal Organisational Science (1912–17), a precursor of cybernetics and systems theory...read more

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9781608467013 | Haymarket Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The Philosophy of Living Experience is the single best introduction to the thought of Alexander Bogdanov (1873–1928), a Russian polymath who was co-founder, with Lenin, of the Bolshevik Party.

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Product Description: Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865 makes available the original draft manuscript of Volume III of Capital. These notebooks were heavily edited by Engels to prepare the text for publication, and it has been a long-standing question in Marxian scholarship whether he introduced significant changes...read more
By Fred Moseley (editor)

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9781608466900 | Haymarket Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Marx’s Economic Manuscript of 1864-1865 makes available the original draft manuscript of Volume III of Capital.

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