Discussion in London “The left and anti-semitism”
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Discussion in London “The left and anti-semitism”

source: workers liberty Recent controversies in the Labour Party have brought the issue of antisemitism on the left to wider attention. “Left-wing” antisemitism is not a new phenomenon: from pre-First World War conspiracy theories about Jewish financiers (a critique which German revolutionary August Bebel labelled “the socialism of fools”) to anti-Jewish campaigns in Stalin’s USSR, … Continue reading

Interview with Moishe Postone “Zionism, anti-semitism and the left”
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Interview with Moishe Postone “Zionism, anti-semitism and the left”

by Martin Thomas posted at workers liberty UK website Moishe Postone is a Marxist academic based at the University of Chicago. As well as writing extensively on Marx’s political economy, he has also been central to the development of theories of “left anti-semitism”, which look at ways in which positions taken by left groups, particularly … Continue reading

Antagonism and Negative Critique: An Interview
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Antagonism and Negative Critique: An Interview

source: viewpointmag.com Viewpoint: Much of your work addresses the contribution of “Neue Marx-Lektüre,” the “new reading of Marx” which returned to the interpretation of Capital in the light of the philosophical challenge of the Frankfurt School, and the political challenge of the 1960s and 1970s student movement. Can you tell us about the political significance of … Continue reading