Professor of Sociology, Political Science & Feminist Studies,
University of California, Santa Barbara

  

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ABOUT DR. ANDERSON

Kevin B. Anderson is Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara, with appointments in Feminist Studies and Political Science. He is the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism (1995), Foucault and the Iranian Revolution (with Janet Afary, 2005), and Marx at the Margins (2010/2016). Among his edited volumes are the Rosa Luxemburg Reader (with Peter Hudis, 2004) and the Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence (with Russell Rockwell, 2012).  He writes regularly for New Politics, The International Marxist-Humanist, and Jacobin on Marxism and on international politics and radical movements in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

LATEST ARTICLES

LA Strike: Self-Mobilization of Workers and Communities

By Ndindi Kitonga, Lilia Monzo, Valencia Rivera, Kevin B. Anderson

In January 2019, a massive strike of over 30,000 public school teachers stunned the Los Angeles power structure [...]
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We Need to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg After 100 Years, January 1919-January 2019

This month marks the centennial of one of the great revolutionary thinkers and activists of the last century, [...]
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The French Yellow Vests: A Self-Mobilized Mass Movement with Insurrectionist Overtones

The White-Hot Anger of French Working People as a Real Fact After rumbling on social media for weeks, [...]
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Marx at 200: Beyond Capital and Class Alone

As we mark Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniversary, it is clear that the emancipation of labour from capitalist [...]
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Marxism and Freedom after Sixty Years, for Yesterday and Today

It is the sixtieth anniversary of the of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom, a work both of its [...]
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War, Imperialism, and Class Polarization on a Global Scale – From East Asia to the Middle East and from South Africa to Europe

Today’s Nuclear World, Capital, and the State In January, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved their famous “Doomsday Clock” [...]
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Scholars of Distinction

Sociologist and historian are named 2019 Fellows of the American Council of Learned Societies By Jim Logan Thursday, [...]
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Haluk Yurtsever, “Hegel ve Lenin Üzerine Kışkırtıcı Düşünceler [Thought Provoking Claims on Hegel and Lenin]”

(Turkish) Haluk Yurtsever, “Hegel ve Lenin Üzerine Kışkırtıcı Düşünceler [Thought Provoking Claims on Hegel and Lenin],” Radikal, Istanbul daily [...]
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Didier Epsztajn, “Contre le déterminisme, prendre en compte les contradictions présentes au sein de chaque structure sociale”

Didier Epsztajn, “Contre le déterminisme, prendre en compte les contradictions présentes au sein de chaque structure sociale,” Entre les lignes [...]
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Emmanuel Barot, “Classe, nation, race : à partir d’un ouvrage de Kevin B. Anderson”

Emmanuel Barot, “Classe, nation, race : à partir d’un ouvrage de Kevin B. Anderson,” Révolution Permanente: Site d’information du [...]
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Just Published – For Humanism: Explorations in Theory and Politics

Today, anti-humanism is a dominant, even definitive, feature of contemporary theory. This book sets out to challenge this [...]
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Just Published: Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies, Expanded Edition

In Marx at the Margins, Kevin Anderson uncovers a variety of extensive but neglected texts by Marx that [...]
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