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Occupy the Economy by Richard Wolff: Book Review

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Shamus Cooke

Reviewed by Shamus Cooke Any book with “Occupy” in the title should be read with great skepticism. Richard Wolff is prepared to attack such suspicion in his book “Occupy the Economy, Challenging Capitalism.” (more…)

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Book Review: Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy

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Brad Forrest

Book Review: Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy By Adam Roose Reviewed Brad Forrest The World is divided, it must be redivided. Leon Trotsky A book about the economic history of the Nazi regime is essential for three reasons. First, the class nature of fascism is clearly revealed: fascism is […]

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Book Review: The Revolution Defamed: A Documentary History of Vietnamese Trotskyism

Bill Leumer

This volume contains the defaming of these courageous Trotskyists by Ho Chi Minh. In a series of letters sent to the Stalinist cadre, Ho Chi Minh accused the Trotskyists of being in league with, and in the pay of, the Japanese imperialists and of sabotaging the workers’ movement, and he concluded with this dire directive: […]

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Book Review: The Return of Depression Economics

Ann Robertson

Krugman’s theory appears progressively bankrupt when we discover that he is not only prepared to abandon the majority of the world’s nations, which are struggling to survive in the capitalist system, but he is equally prepared to turn his back on the majority of the inhabitants of the wealthy nations; for he concedes that in […]

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Book Review: Fatherland or Mother Earth? By Michael Lowy

Bill Leumer

Lowy’s book consists of a collection of his essays that date back to 1974. The book is a “Notebook for Study and Research” prepared by the IIRE to which Lowy is a fellow. The IIRE and Lowy are associated with the centrist (sometimes revolutionary, more often not) Fourth International (FI). In this short review, while […]

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Book Review: America Needs a Raise

Bill Leumer

Book by AFL-CIO head Sweeney reveals same old failed policies
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