The World Turned Upside Down?

The Socialist Register 2019

Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo  

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The latest edition of the Socialist Register explores a range of pressing issues and asks what we can expect from the recent social and political changes occurring across the globe.

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  • The End of Neoliberalism? (Alfredo Saad Filho)
  • Trumping the Liberal International Order (Ray Kiely)
  • The Empire in Crisis (Leo Panitch & Sam Gindin)
  • Trump and the U.S. Ruling Class: The American Dream’s Legitimacy Crisis (Doug Henwood & Nicole Aschoff)
  • Post-Brexit Britain: Is there a way forward for the Left? (Colin Leys)
  • Social Reproduction in an Upside-Down World (Nancy Fraser)
  • Ecological Challenges and the Capitalist Counter-Revolution (Elmar Altvater & Brigitta Mahnkopf)
  • Anti-Austerity on the Far Right (Melinda Cooper)
  • Europe’s Triple Crisis (Alan Cafruny)
  • Geopolitics in a World Turned Upside Down (Aijaz Ahmad)
  • Asian Capitalism in the Global Disarray (Jayati Ghosh)
  • Can China Unmake the American Making of Global Capitalism? (Sean Starrs)
  • China’s New Internationalism (Lin Chun)
  • What happened to the BRICS? (Ana Garcia & Patrick Bond)
  • The Contradictions of Global Migration (Adam Hanieh)
  • Fighting Killer Corporation: Struggles Around the Law (David Whyte)
  • What Good is International Law? (Umut Ozsu)
  • Post-Capitalism: Strategies or Detours? (Greg Albo)
  • References


  • Leo Panitch

    York University

    Leo Panitch is a Distinguished Research Professor, renowned political economist, Marxist theorist and editor of the Socialist Register. He received a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Manitoba in 1967 and a M.Sc.(Hons.) and PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1968 and 1974, respectively. He was a Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor at Carleton University between 1972 and 1984. He has been a Professor of Political Science at York University since 1984. He was the Chair of the Department of Political Science at York from 1988-1994. He was the General Co-editor of State and Economic Life series, U. of T. Press, from 1979 to 1995 and is the Co-founder and a Board Member of Studies in Political Economy. He is also the author of numerous articles and books dealing with political science including The End of Parliamentary Socialism (1997). He was a member of the Movement for an Independent and Socialist Canada, 1973-1975, the Ottawa Committee for Labour Action, 1975-1984, the Canadian Political Science Association, the Committee of Socialist Studies, the Marxist Institute and the Royal Society of Canada. He is currently a supporter of the Socialist Project.

  • Greg Albo

    York University

    Greg Albo is a professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto.

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