Monthly Review

Monthly Review is a magazine specializing in Educational topics.

Articles from Vol. 65, No. 11, April

A Practical Solution to an Urgent Need
This old airport's got me down-it's no earthly good to me,'cause I'm stuck here on the ground as cold and drunk as I can be.You can't jump a jet plane like you can a freight train.So, I'd best be on my way in the early morning rain.-Gordon Lightfoot,...
A Reply to Parenti
THE EDITORSOur friend and MR author Christian Parenti misunderstood our brief comments ("Notes from the Editors," MR, November 2013) on his article in the summer issue of Dissent. We did not challenge the science of climate change, which tells us that...
Climate Change: What Role for Reform?
It was an honor to have my essay "A Radical Approach to the Climate Crisis," from the summer 2013 issue of Dissent, "read with interest" by the editors of Monthly Review, even if the editors took issue with my argument that the timeframe of climate science...
Fifty Years Ago
MONTHLY REVIEW[Stanley] Kubrick has not made a film [in Dr. Strangelove] about the menace of the bomb at all, but about the menace of the lovers of the bomb. (The film's subtide... is How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.) The bomb is not...
Notes from the Editors
The insidious nature of the economy, state, and cultural apparatus of global monopoly-finance capital is difficult to perceive-if only because it is to be found everywhere we look. Focusing on a specific case can therefore help us see what might otherwise...
South Africa's Resource Curses and Growing Social Resistance
The African National Congress (ANC), led during the 1990s by the late Nelson Mandela, is projected to be reelected in South Africa's May 7, 2014 national election by a wide margin, probably with between 50 and 60 percent of the vote. But underneath the...
Spain, Economic Crisis, and the New Enclosure of the Reproductive Commons
In the past few years numerous authors have examined how the current economic crisis in Spain has differential impacts on women and men.1 While this is important to show, this article's goal is to make the leap from a mere description of the gendered...
Wake Up and Smell the Oil: The Grassroots Struggle against the Oil Plunder in Iraq
Wake Up and Smell the Oil: The Grassroots Struggle Against the Oil Plunder in Iraq Greg Muttitt, Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq (New York: New Press, 2012), 398 pages, $28.95, hardback.Greg Muttitt quotes an Iraqi friend who pointed...
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