Capitalism & Alternatives

  • Future on Fire

    Capitalism and the Politics of Climate Change

    By David Camfield     Forthcoming March 2022

    This book argues that only the power of disruptive mass social movements has the potential to force governments to make the changes we need, so supporters of climate justice should commit to building them.

  • The Socialist Register 2022

    New Polarizations, Old Contradictions: The Crisis of Centrism

    Edited by Greg Albo and Colin Leys     Forthcoming December 2021

    The word “polarization” is on the lips of every commentator today, from mainstream journalists to the left, but the significance of this widely recognized phenomenon needs far more scrutiny than it has had.

  • COVID-19 and the Future of Capitalism

    Postcapitalist Horizons Beyond Neo-Liberalism

    By Efe Can Gürcan, Ömer Ersin Kahraman and Selen Yanmaz     June 2021

    COVID-19 revealed the crisis of neoliberal globalization, and this book posits a revolutionary program that takes advantage of the pandemic environment to defeat and transcend capitalism.

  • Twilight Capitalism

    Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System

    By Murray E.G.  Smith, Jonah Butovsky and Josh J.  Watterton     April 2021

    The Covid-19 crisis has brought our society to a precipice, and Marx’s laws of value and profitability are indispensable to interpreting the advanced state of decay of world capitalism. What should we do next?

  • The Socialist Register 2021

    Beyond Digital Capitalism: New Ways of Living

    Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo     December 2020

    Essays that explore new ways of living with technological change

  • Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left

    Recasting Leftist Imagination

    Edited by Robert Latham, A. T.  Kingsmith, Julian von Bargen and Niko Block     July 2020

    This book provides suggestions for working with popular disaffection, taking the rich, fragmented, conflicted history of refusals and defeats as a starting point for next steps in the struggle against capitalism and the far right, rather than as the basis for more conflict or defeatism.

  • Blood and Money

    War, Slavery, Finance and Empire

    By David McNally     April 2020

    David McNally reveals the true story of money’s origins and development as one of violence and human bondage.

  • The Socialist Challenge Today

    Syriza, Corbyn, Sanders, New Expanded Edition

    By Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin  With Stephen Maher     March 2020

    In what direction should the left move in the 21st century?

  • Bit Tyrants

    The Political Economy of Silicon Valley

    By Rob Larson     January 2020

    “Highly informed, lively and readable, this is a badly needed study of the giant high tech corporations that increasingly dominate the means of work and social interaction…. Beyond exposing the nature of this awesome and threatening system, Larson goes on to outline how it can, and should, be brought under popular control. A most valuable contribution to understanding and guide to action.” — Noam Chomsky

  • The Socialist Register 2020

    Beyond Market Dystopia: New Ways of Living

    Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo     November 2019

    How can we build a future with better health and homes, respecting people and the environment?