Monthly Review

Monthly Review is a magazine specializing in Educational topics.

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 5, October

Background Notes to Fanshen
On April 3, 1999, a one-day conference, "Understanding China's Revolution: A Celebration of William Hinton's Lifework" was held at Columbia University to celebrate his eightieth birthday. At the conclusion of the conference, organized by China Study...
Calling Greenspan's Bluff
Too often Alan Greenspan is regarded by members of both parties as some kind of all-knowing sage, when in fact he is an extreme right-wing economist whose views on the minimum wage, trade, taxes, and other issues are directly at odds with the needs...
Latin America & Underdevelopment
On NBC Television News, last Friday night, pictures were shown of American refugees who had fled from Panama following the rioting there. One woman, relating the frightening experience of her husband, said: "His car was overturned, rocks were thrown...
Leo Huberman: Radical Agitator, Socialist Teacher
This month marks the centennial of the birth of Leo Huberman, who, with Paul M. Sweezy, was founding coeditor of Monthly Review. Arguably without Huberman's editorial and publishing skills, his radical imagination, and his indefatigable commitment...
Notes from the Editors
Samir Amin's "World Poverty, Pauperization, and Capital Accumulation," the Review of the Month in this issue of MR, addresses the growing phenomena of landlessness and pauperization among rural populations in the periphery. He reminds us that half...
The Debs Way
In 1912, as the Socialist Party's candidate for President of the United States, Debs received over 897,000 votes. This was 6 percent of the total popular vote for the Presidency, or the equivalent of roughly 3 million votes in the 1948 election. ...
The State of Welfare: United States 2003
The United States has the most regressive system of welfare for poor people among developed nations in the twenty-first century, and in recent years it has become even more punitive. The world's self-professed leading democracy lacks a national health...
World Poverty, Pauperization, & Capital Accumulation
A discourse on poverty and the necessity of reducing its magnitude, if not eradicating it, has become fashionable today. It is a discourse of charity, in the nineteenth-century-style, which is does not seek to understand the economic and social mechanisms...