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REDLETTERS News and Reviews

  • New light on a revolutionary leap forward

    It's not often that a book has something original to say about the development of Marx’s thought yet this is the achievement of Eric Rahim’s work, A Promethean Vision, says JOHN FOSTER

  • OUT NOW – A PROMETHEAN VISION, THE FORMATION OF KARL MARX'S WORLDVIEW BY Eric Rahim

    When did Marx become a Marxist? Eric Rahim's A Promethean Vision sets out to answer this essential question.
  • A life as hard-boiled as his fiction

    Too often, those who write about Hammett either gloss over his political beliefs or attack them. Of course, such writers have every right to challenge political positions with which they disagree. But if this is all they do, they end up telling us more about themselves than they do about their subject and in a biography this rather defeats the object.
  • 1000 Days of Revolution

    The experience of Popular Unity and its dramatic and bloody end is dealt with in a new book from Praxis Press, 1000 Days of Revolution. This book contains nine chapters, each one written by a prominent Chilean communist as part of their party’s attempt to self-critically analyse the weaknesses of Popular Unity.
  • Memoirs of a Militant by Kevin Halpin – order now

    'Memoirs of a Militant is not just a memoir, despite its title. For all its entertaining anecdotes and first-person reflections it is also a guide to revolutionary practice - above all in how communists should work in the mass movement and how to unite the daily struggles of working people with the larger battle for socialism.'
  • Marx 200: The Significance of Marxism in the 21st Century

    LAST year’s Marx 200 event in London was not just an opportunity to celebrate Karl Marx’s bicentenary. It was also an opportunity to answer whether Marxism continues to be a living theory which allows us to understand social reality and help change the world when it is put into practice.

  • Marxism ‘a force for change today,’ John McDonnell tells Marx 200 conference

    JOHN McDONNELL declared Marxism a “force for change today” as he addressed the closing session of a conference marking Karl Marx’s 200th birthday yesterday.The shadow chancellor received stormy applause for a speech in which he paid tribute to the revolutionary thinker and noted that public interest in his ideas had soared since the bankers’ crash of 2008.