Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Can globalization be “improved”?
I n an excellent just-published book “Six faces of globalization” Anthea Roberts and Nicolas Lamp, produce six plausible narratives of gl...
Friday, September 10, 2021
S tephen Platt, Professor of Chinese history at the University of Massachusetts, has in “Imperial Twilight” written an excellent book on ...
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Trotsky after Kolakowski
A s people who follow my feed know, I have recently reread the three volumes of Leszek Kolakowski’s magisterial Main Currents of Marxism ....
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
The long NEP, China and Xi
M any journalists, commentators and political scientists see the recent policy changes in China as “the return to communism”. They in part...
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