Monthly Review

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Articles from Vol. 55, No. 6, November

Africa: Imperialism Goes Naked
The profound hypocrisy and inherent barbarism of bourgeois civilization lies unveiled before our eyes, moving from its home, where it assumes respectable form, to the colonies, where it goes naked (Karl Marx, "The Future Results of British Rule in...
Du Bois vs. Neoliberalism
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line--the relation of the darker races to the lighter races of men [and women] in Asia and in Africa, in America and the islands of the sea. --W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black...
Kipling, the 'White Man's Burden,' and U.S. Imperialism
We are living in a period in which the rhetoric of empire knows few bounds. In a special report on "America and Empire" in August, the London-based Economist magazine asked whether the United States would, in the event of "regime changes ... effected...
Marti, Race, & Cuban Identity
I have to confess to an instinctive skepticism toward a certain construct of race relations in Cuba, which makes the Cuban Revolution the ultimate healer of a serious case of separation, racism, and discrimination. Born and raised in a small town...
Monthly Review: Fifty Years Ago
At present there is a good deal of talk about cutting taxes ... as an antidepression policy. Even at its first session, the Republican-controlled Congress voted some tax relief for needy corporations (though this was certainly not an antidepression...
Notes from the Editors
In this number we are celebrating the hundredth anniversary of W. E. B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk by devoting a special issue to race and imperialism. MR is proud to have had a connection with Du Bois. Fifty years ago he wrote his famous article...
Preface to the Jubilee Edition of the Souls of Black Folk (1953)
The Blue Heron Press Jubilee edition of The Souls of Black Folk appeared in 1953. In 1949 Du Bois had purchased the plates to the book, which was then out of print. At that time, during the anticommunist hysteria, it was extremely difficult to keep...
The Slaves of Money-And Our Rebellion
The following statement was one of several broadcast by the Zaparista liberation movement to coincide with a massive demonstration on September 11, in Cancun, Mexico--where the World Trade Organization (WTO) was having its annual meeting. The demonstrators,...
The Souls of White Folk
"The Souls of White Folk," as it appeared in Du Bois' Darkwater (1920) and is reprinted here, was based on an essay in the Independent, August 18, 1910, together with part of a another essay, "Of the Culture of White Folk, "Journal of Race Development,...
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