Capitalism & Alternatives

  • COVID-19 and the Future of Capitalism

    Postcapitalist Horizons Beyond Neo-Liberalism

    By Efe Can Gürcan, Ömer Ersin Kahraman and Selen Yanmaz     Forthcoming 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?

  • The Class Politics of Law

    Essays Inspired by Harry Glasbeek

    Edited by Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker     March 2019

    The Class Politics of Law brings together eleven incisive contributions from pre-eminent scholars across several disciplines activated by the same desire for democracy and justice that Glasbeek advances, showing how capitalism shapes the law and how the law protects capitalism. This collection foregrounds a class analysis of the law’s responses to corporate killing, workplace violence, surveillance, worker resistance and income inequality, among other issues.

  • Keywords

    The New Language of Capitalism

    By John Patrick Leary     December 2018

    In Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism, John Patrick Leary chronicles the rise of a new vocabulary in the twenty-first century.