From the magazine rack

Principia Dialectica: ‘the Bolshevik system – a system to which I was opposed, and to which I am still opposed today’: Hungarian Marxian philosopher Gáspár Miklós Tamás takes on Andrei Plesu.

New Politics has had a much-needed makeoever and is looking good. They’ve now got bloggy stuff, like Scott McLemee on Hubert Harrison [see also McLemee at CJR]. And some of the recent articles are interesting, such as Dan Jakopovich on revolutionary unionism, Stephen Eric Bronner on critical theory, and Jorge Robles on the workers’ movement in Mexico.

Over at Dissent: THE OTHER GEORGE: Lichtheim on Imperialism by Mitchell Cohen
AN INDEPENDENT mind, George Lichtheim was “the real thing, not the self-announced sort,” writes Mitchell Cohen. “His histories of socialism and Marxism are among the most intelligent that we have….Even if you would dispute him on something or many things, you’ll feel smarter for the disagreement.”
Finally, Schalom Libertad reports on the history of Jewish Currents, while The Tablet celebrates Yiddish radio.
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