Monthly Review

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Articles from Vol. 67, No. 9, February

Clerics and Communists
Clerics and Communists Rula Jurdi Abisaab and Malek Abisaab, The Shi'ites of Lebanon: Modernism, Communism, and Hizbullah's Islamists (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2014), 350 pages, $49.95, hardcover.In the West today, political Islam is...
Cuba's Medical Mission
Cuba's Medical Mission John M. Kirk, Health Care without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2015), 376 pages, $79.95, hardback.When the Ebola virus began to spread through western Africa...
France: An Algorithmic Power
The Paris attacks of November 13, 2015, demonstrate, if such a demonstration is still necessary, that the aim of new French intelligence laws is not to anticipate or prevent terrorist attacks, but simply to eliminate the private lives of French citizens....
Marx's Ecological Notebooks
Karl Marx has long been criticized for his so-called ecological "Prometheanism"-an extreme commitment to industrialism, irrespective of natural limits. This view, supported even by a number of Marxists, such as Ted Benton and Michael Löwy, has become...
MONTHLY REVIEW Fifty Years Ago
Beginning nearly a century ago, some 20 million Vietnamese were herded, together with their Laotian, Cambodian, and other neighbors, into "French Indo-China," a tiny corner of the planet-wide French empire. These Asian colonials resented and hated their...
Notes from the Editors
From mainstream news reports, one might easily conclude that the Paris climate agreement, presented to the world on December 12, 2015, was a complete triumph. The Guardian headlined it as "The World's Greatest Diplomatic Success." However, by any meaningful...
Socialism and Fantasy: China Miéville's Fables of Race and Class
Among a number of contemporary science and speculative fiction writers who identify as left-wing, China Miéville stands out, not only for the quality of his literary production, but also for the critical character of his political commitment, dedicated...
The Postracial Delusion
David Theo Goldberg, Are We All Postracial Yet? (Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2015), 200 pages, $12.95, paperback.Linda Martín Alcoff, The Future of Whiteness (Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2015), 224 pages, $19.95, paperback.If we based our understanding of race...
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