Monthly Review

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Articles from Vol. 47, No. 6, November

A Response to Toporowski
I write in response to Japan Toporowski's challenging Review of the Month, "The Contradictions of Market Socialism" (April 1995). While agreeing with the analysis offered, I was still left dissatisfied. My quarrel is not with what Toporowski said, but...
Ecology and Human Freedom
We live at a time when it is reasonable to speak of the possibility of complete ecological destruction, in virtually the same sense that critics of nuclear armaments have often referred to the possibility of complete nuclear destruction. Both human society...
Homage to Pasolini on the Twentieth Anniversary of His Murder
Pier Paolo Pasolini, born in Bologna on March 5,1922, and raised in the Friuli region of Venetia, is, in the words of Alberto Moravia, the major Italian poet of the second half of the twentieth century. He was also a filmmaker, novelist, and political...
Notes from the Editors
The September 1987 issue of MR featured an article entitled "The Great Divide: Class Polarization in the 1980s" by Jerry Kloby, a sociology teacher at Rutgers. On the basis of recent studies by the congressional Joint Economic Committee and the Census...
Posture Maketh the Man
No event did more to establish the fame and prestige of the Museum of Natural History than the Gobi Desert expeditions of the 1920s. The discoveries, including the first dinosaur egg, were exciting and abundant, and fit the sheer romance of Hollywood's...
The Part Played by Labor in the Transition from Ape to Man
Labor is the source of all wealth, the economists assert. It is this, next to nature, which supplies it with the material it converts into wealth. But it is also infinitely more than this. It is the primary basic condition for all human existence, and...
Transitions in South Africa: To What?
South Africa is often compared with eastern Europe (as well as other African countries, and sometimes with Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Haiti, or countries elsewhere) as a country "in transition," moving in the direction in which all history moves, toward...
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