Monthly Review

Monthly Review is a magazine specializing in Educational topics.

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 4, September

Computers and Capitalism: A Tragic Misuse of Technology
Along with the automobile, the telephone, and the television, the personal computer (PC) must be considered one of the major technological inventions of the twentieth century. Since its modest beginnings in the early 1980s, the PC has become ubiquitous...
Eritrea: Starting from Scratch
Shortly after Eritrea's thirty-year war for independence from Ethiopia ended, men in many villages and towns formed secret committees to block women from peacetime distribution of land. "The men were rushing to divide the good land for housing and for...
Globalizing the Economy: The Influence of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
In this talk I want to focus on three issues. The first is the relationship between globalization and the nation state. The second is the relationship between the nation states of the world on the one hand and the IMF and World Bank on the other. The...
Modern Barbarism: Notes on the Fiftieth Anniversaries of Auschwitz and Hiroshima
The fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War should be less an occasion for patriotic commemorations than for serious reflection on the moral and historical meaning of certain events of this war, which seriously call into question the...
Notes from the Editors
As of late July the situation in Bosnia seems to be getting increasingly complicated and dangerous, not only for those immediately involved. The First World War resulted from a chain reaction that was touched off by an assasination in Sarajevo, the capital...
The Third Sector as a Protective Layer for Capitalism
Those who wish to promote change should look closely at what sustains the present system. One reason capitalism doesn't collapse despite its many weaknesses and valiant opposition movements is because of the "nonprofit sector." Yet philanthropic capital,...
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