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Auguste Blanqui, heretical communist

Dossier: Blanqui's Eternal Gap
by and / RP 185 (May/Jun 2014) / Article, Blanqui's Eternal Gap, Dossier

Within the history of French socialism there is an invisible, heretical, marginalized and suppressed current. It constitutes an orientation obscured by the dominant tendencies on the left from the end of the nineteenth century until today – tendencies represented by the rival and complementary pairings of Jaurès and Guesde, Blum and Cachin, Mollet and Thorez, …


184 Reviews

Neil Davidson, How Revolutionary Were the Bourgeois Revolutions? Alain Badiou, Cinema George Henderson, Value in Marx: The Persistence of Value in a More-Than-Capitalist World Rosi Braidotti, The Posthuman David Kilcullen, Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla Lydia H. Liu, Rebecca E. Karl and Dorothy Ko, eds, The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory Federico Campagna, The Last Night: Atheism, Anti-work and Adventure Gyanedra Pandey, A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States Peter K.J. Park, Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy: Racism in the Formation of the Philosophical Canon, 1780–1830 Gilbert Achcar, Marxism, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism
by , , , , , , , , and / RP 184 (Mar/Apr 2014) / Reviews


Politics in a Tragic Key

by / RP 180 (July/Aug 2013) / Article

In memory of Joel Olson (1967-2012)

In the quarter-century or so since the obscure disaster of the Soviet bloc’s collapse, two words have been pinned to that of ‘communism’ with liberal abandon: ‘tragedy’ and ‘transition’. Tragedy, to signify the magnitude of suffering, but not the greatness of the enterprise; the depth of the fall, …


137 Reviews

by , , , and / RP 137 (May/Jun 2006) / Reviews

Mark Neocleous, The Monstrous and the Dead: Burke, Marx, Fascism Terry Eagleton

Alexei Monroe, Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK Chris Thompson

Cecilia Sjöholm, The Antigone Complex: Ethics and the Invention of Feminine Desire Kaye Mitchell

Michael Löwy, Fire Alarm: Reading Walter Benjaminʼs ʻOn the Concept of Historyʼ Esther Leslie

Nikolai Bukharin, Philosophical Arabesques Craig Brandist


120 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Reviews

Beatrice Hanssen and Andrew Benjamin, eds, Walter Benjamin and Romanticism Helga Geyer-Ryan et al., eds, Benjamin Studies, Volume 1: Perception and Experience in Modernity Michael Löwy and Robert Sayre, Romanticism against the Tide of Modernity Walter Benjamin, Selected Writings, Volume 3: 1935–1938 Nickolas Lambrianou

Fredric Jameson, A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the …


94 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 094 (Mar/Apr 1999) / Reviews

Theodor W. Adorno, Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music Pamela M. Potter, Most German of the Arts: Musicology and Society from the Weimar Republic to the End of Hitlerʼs Reich Ben Watson

Manfred Frank, The Subject and the Text Patrick ffrench and Roland-François Lack, eds, The Tel Quel Reader David Macey

Richard Rorty, Achieving Our Country


83 Reviews

by , , , , , , and / RP 083 (May/Jun 1997) / Reviews

Michael J. Sandel, Democracyʼs Discontent Avishai Margalit, The Decent Society David Archard

John R. Searle, The Construction of Social Reality Kevin Magill

John Keane, Reflections on Violence Anthony Arblaster

Kevin Anderson, Lenin, Hegel and Western Marxism Michael Löwy

Richard J. Bernstein, Hannah Arendt and the Jewish Question Anne Seller

Maurice Blanchot, The Most High Julian …


78 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , , , , , and / RP 078 (Jul/Aug 1996) / Reviews

Elizabeth Grosz, Volatile Bodies Rosalyn Diprose, The Bodies of Women Rosi Braidotti, Nomadic Subjects Lois McNay

Justin Rosenberg, The Empire of Civil Society Fred Halliday

Alex Callinicos, Theories and Narratives Michael Löwy

John McDowell, Mind and World Simon Glendinning

Kristin Ross, Fast Cars, Clean Bodies David Macey

Jose Brunner, Freud and the Politics of Psychoanalysis


71 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , and / RP 071 (May/Jun 1995) / Reviews

Jon Elster and Rune Slagstad, eds., Constitutionalism and Democracy Anthony Bamett, Caroline Ellis and Paul Hirst, eds., Debating the Constitution Paul Hirst, Associative Democracy Tony Benn and Andrew Hood, Common Sense: A New Constitution for Britain David Archard

Judith Butler, Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of ‘Sex’ Carol Watts

Robert Gildea, The Past …