In 1945, the French revolutionary poet André Breton took a trip to Haiti. Breton was fascinated by Haiti’s culture and tradition of revolt — and his own talks helped trigger a popular uprising against the country’s dictator, Élie Lescot.
Michael Löwy is emeritus research director at the National Center for Scientific Research.
The war in Ukraine is now in its fourth month and there is no end in sight. In this wide-ranging discussion, Silvia Federici, Michael Löwy, and Étienne Balibar discuss the war and what it might take to bring it to an end.
Brasil es, junto a los Estados Unidos, el país más afectado por la pandemia del COVID-19. Y la política negacionista de Jair Bolsonaro respecto al virus está dando lugar a un genocidio.
José Carlos Mariátegui was Latin America’s most original Marxist. And his work is strikingly relevant for confronting the continent’s right-wing backlash today.
Walter Benjamin’s Marxism owed much to his early engagement with anarchism and surrealism.