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Lenin and Gandhi

A missed encounter?
by / RP 172 (Mar/Apr 2012) / Article

The theme I shall address today has all the trappings of an academic exercise.* Still, I would like to attempt to show how it intersects with several major historical, epistemological and ultimately political questions. As a basis for the discussion, I will posit that Lenin and Gandhi are the two greatest figures among revolutionary theorist–practitioners …

Who needs postcoloniality?

A reply to Lindner
by / RP 164 (Nov/Dec 2010) / Article

In Marx’s articles for the New York Tribune on British colonialism in India and the events leading to the Second Anglo-Chinese War (Opium War), critics have caught sight of a double mission attributed by him to British imperialism and colonialism to tear down the structure of archaic societies and lay the …

Marxism and war

by / RP 160 (Mar/Apr 2010) / Article

War for Marxism is not exactly a concept, but it is certainly a problem.* While Marxism could not invent a concept of war, it could re-create it, so to speak – that is, introduce the question of war into its own problematic, and produce a Marxist critiqueof war, or a critical theory of warfare, war …

Marx and the philosophy of time

by / RP 147 (Jan/Feb 2008) / Article

Haitian inspiration

On the bicentenary of Haiti’s independence
by / RP 123 (Jan/Feb 2004) / Commentary

Antonio Negri and Danilo Zolo

Empire and the multitude: A dialogue on the new order of globalization
by and / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Interview

Danilo Zolo For a long time I resisted the calls, from many quarters, to publicly debate Empire, the book you co-authored with Michael Hardt, which has prompted a debate of exceptional scope and intensity on both sides of the Atlantic. I was inhibited by a sense of impotence before such a complex, ambitious and extensive …

Revolutionary romanticism

A reply to Agnes Heller
by / RP 099 (Jan/Feb 2000) / Article

The significance of the twentieth century

by / RP 098 (Nov/Dec 1999) / Commentary

Agnes Heller

Post-Marxism and the ethics of modernity
by and / RP 094 (Mar/Apr 1999) / Interview

Cantor, Lacan, Mao, Beckett, meme combat

The philosophy of Alain Badiou
by / RP 093 (Jan/Feb 1999) / Article

Radical Conservatism, or, the Conservatism of Radicals

Giddens, Blair and the Politics of Reaction
by / RP 093 (Jan/Feb 1999) / Article

Society for European Philosophy: Lancaster University, 16-18 September 1998

by and / RP 093 (Jan/Feb 1999) / Conference Report

Walter Benjamin and surrealism

The story of a revolutionary spell
by / RP 080 (Nov/Dec 1996) / Article

Messianic ruminations: Derrida, Stirner and Marx

Spectres of Derrida Symposium
by / RP 075 (Jan/Feb 1996) / Article

A Sweet and Sour Victory in Eastern Europe

by and / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Commentary

Socialism and Myth

The Case of Sorel and Bergson
by and / RP 046 (Summer 1987) / Article

The Cunning of History in Reverse Gear

by / RP 042 (Winter/Spring 1986) / Article

1984 and all that

by / RP 036 (Spring 1984) / Editorial

Why Habermas?

by / RP 025 (Summer 1980) / Article

Revolution and Discontinuity

by / RP 022 (Summer 1979) / Article