Post-Colonial Societies

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C.L.R. James and Anti-/Postcolonialism: Against The Current vol. 90
Farred, Grant
C.L.R. James' proclamation in Beyond A Boundary (1963, a classic study of cricket and colonialism), after almost three decades of radical intellectual work, that “Thackeray, not Marx, bears the heavie...
Marxism and "Subaltern Studies"
Usmani, Adaner
A review of Vivek Chibber's book Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital.
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Chibber, Vivek
Against the thesis that Western subalterns are made of different stuff, Chibber argues that human beings are, at their core, not that different across contexts. The winds of history and culture may ch...
Postcolonial Thought's Blind Alley
Chibber, Vivek
Throughout the 20th century, the anchor for anti-colonial movements was, at least for the left, a belief that oppression was wrong wherever it was practised, because it was an affront to basic human n...
Socialist Register 1997: Volume 33: Ruthless Criticism of All that Exists
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
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Why Marx Was Right
Eagleton, Terry
Eagleton takes common objections to Marxism and demonstrates how and why they are wrong.

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An Introduction to E. San Juan: What is Postcolonial Theory?
Wald, Alan
The spectacular proliferation of Postcolonial Theory during the past decade has produced a stimulating yet vexing controversy in Marxist circles. This fractious school of cultural criticism evolved fr...