Monthly Review

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Articles from Vol. 55, No. 2, June

After Neoliberalism?
What comes after neoliberalism? To answer that question we must ask a more fundamental question: What do neoliberalism and neoconservatism have in common with the antiglobalization and antiwar movements? The answer is that all ostensibly share a focus...
Back to the Motherland: Cuba in Africa. (Book Reviews)
Piero Gleijeses, Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976 (University of North Carolina Press, 2002), 576 pages, cloth $34.95, paper $24.95. Angola is by most accounts a decimated, nearly hopeless land, ruined by more than...
Correspondence
RAYMOND SUTTNER Saul--Opening or closing debate? No doubt, Monthly Review will not want debate on John Saul's contributions to continue indefinitely. At the same time, his recent response to Jeremy Cronin (Monthly Review, December 2002) contains...
Ecology & Imperialism. (Book Reviews)
Mike Davis, Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World (London and New York: Verso, 2001), 470 pages plus photos and maps, cloth $27, paper $20. What do we mean by that felicitous phrase, "ecological imperialism"?...
'Let Fury Have the Hour': The Passionate Politics of Joe Strummer
Joe Strummer, the pioneering punk rock musician, former front man of the Clash, and political activist, died of a rare heart condition at his home in Somerset, Broomfield, England at the age of fifty on December 22, 2002. Barely twenty-five years earlier...
Militarism and the Coming Wars
It is not for the first time in history that militarism weighs on the consciousness of the people as a nightmare. To go into detail would take far too long. However, here it should be enough to go back in history only as far as the nineteenth century...
Notes from the Editors
The chief, indeed the only, justification that Washington offered for its invasion of Iraq during its build-up for war between September 2002 and March 2003, was the need to "disarm" an Iraqi regime that Washington contended had broken UN resolutions...
Sisterhood: Get Used to It! (Book Reviews)
Robin Morgan, ed., Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for a New Millennium (Washington Square Press, 2003), 580 pages, paper, $18. The media pronounce feminism dead with boring regularity, says Robin Morgan, editor of the new anthology...
The 'Left-Wing' Media? (Review of the Month)
If we learn nothing else from the war on Iraq and its subsequent occupation, it is that the U.S. ruling class has learned to make ideological warfare as important to its operations as military and economic warfare. A crucial component of this ideological...