Monday, 18 November 2013

Ralph Miliband and the Politics of Class Today


Wednesday 27 November
7pm-8.30pm
Parliament, Committee Room 9

With speakers including:

John McDonnell MP (Chair), Colin Leys, Andrew Murray and Hilary Wainwright

Reserve your free place here.


The Socialist Register was founded by Ralph Miliband and John Saville in 1964 as ‘an annual survey of movements and ideas’ from the standpoint of the independent new left. It is currently edited by Leo Panitch, Greg Albo and Vivek Chibber, assisted by an editorial collective of eminent scholars in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Each volume is focused on a topical theme and characterized by the inclusion of relatively long, sustained analyses which cut across intellectual disciplines and geographical boundaries.

The 50th volume of the Socialist Register is dedicated to the theme of 'registering class' in light of the spread and deepening of capitalist social relations around the globe.

Today's economic crisis has been deployed to extend the class struggle from above while many resistances have been explicitly cast in terms of class struggles from below.

This volume addresses how capitalist classes are reorganizing as well as the structure and composition of working classes in the 21st century.

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