Monthly Review

Monthly Review is a magazine specializing in Educational topics.

Articles from Vol. 53, No. 9, February

Anti-Capitalism and the Terrain of Social Justice. (Review of the Month)
The Daniel Singer Millennium Prize Foundation was established last year for the purpose of building on the late journalist and author's agenda for a socialist future. To that end, the Foundation launched an annual essay contest. We're pleased to publish...
Antiwar Movements, Then and Now. (Book Reviews)
Bill Ayers, Fugitive Days: A Memoir (Beacon Press, 2001), 292 pages, $24.00 cloth. "It is difficult to communicate at a distance the sense of helplessness and suppressed rage we all felt by the end of 1967," historian David Schalk recently recalled...
Conventional Economics: Scientific Pretensions, Ideological Dimensions. (Book Reviews)
Douglas Dowd, Capitalism and its Economies: A Critical History (Pluto Press, 2000), 319 pages, $24.95 paper. Mainstream economics, whether of the neoclassical or the Chicago School variant, continues to flourish. Infatuation with "market forces"...
Japan's Stagnationist Crisis
The severe economic stagnation in Japan over the 1990s and into the present decade, is one of the most portentous developments in the recent history of world capitalism. In this article, Joseph Halevi and Bill Lucarelli account for the Japanese stagnation...
Renewing Socialism
Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen, "Anthem" What has happened has happened. The water You once poured into the wine cannot be...
The New Crusade: America's War on Terrorism
The world changed on September 11. That's not just media hype. The way some historians refer to 1914-1991 as the "short twentieth century," many are now calling September 11, 2001, the real beginning of the twenty-first century. It's too early to know...